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I had an initial gout attack in dec. & another in April. Do uric levels fluctuate, or continue to build up? I'd like a glass or 2 of wine occasionally

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry

In brief: What are you doing

For the gout? Is it being treated? Diet is a very difficult way to control it, often medication is needed.
I hope you realize that gout does not only affect the big toe joint...there are cardiac and kidney implications. You should strive to maintain Uric acid levels under 6....

In brief: What are you doing

For the gout? Is it being treated? Diet is a very difficult way to control it, often medication is needed.
I hope you realize that gout does not only affect the big toe joint...there are cardiac and kidney implications. You should strive to maintain Uric acid levels under 6....
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Be careful

Wine could set off an attack of gout

In brief: Be careful

Wine could set off an attack of gout
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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