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Gout is a common and painful form of arthritis that causes swollen, red, hot and stiff joints when uric acid builds up in the blood. Discuss topics including symptoms and medical or alternative treatments for gout.

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I've been experiencing a lot of pain in my left foot over the past few weeks. While I think this is probably related to overuse and bad shoes, I'm concerned about other possibilities. My father has gout and it gets really bad sometimes. ...
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I've had GOUT for 7 yrs with attacks every 6 months until last year. Started with 100mg allopurnol last summer. All was quite. Dec had a serious attack and after 1-month of trying Indomethecine then Prednisone I received a cortozone sh...
richitard | Last answer
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Ive been back and forth to the doctors over the last two years. My symptom's were burning when I pee Ive had numerous urine and blood tests ive noticed that prior to the burning which seems to be monthly lasting about three days One o...
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Avatar_m_tn By Garrry | 8 minutes 0 Comments Wait_arrows Report .. . Ive been back and forth to the doctors over the last two years. My symptom's were burni...
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hello -- please guide me which medicine is good for gout treatment - please send that website url to analysis about that medicine --
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Hello I am in the middle of an acute gout attack for the last 36 hours. I have taken 3 500microgram Colchicine tablets 14 hours ago (2 to start then 1 an hour later) but have not seen any relief at all yet, in fact it feels worse. Should...
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Dear doctor, I am 53 years old senior level executive. Since last one n half year, I have noticed that Uric acid level in my blood remains between the range of 6.4 to 7.1 . I have no primary symptoms of Gout or joint pain at all. I wan...
azad70 | Last answer
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Dear Doctor, I have been diagnosed with high uric acid: 7.8. I am a 25 years old male. I started experiencing stabbing headaches in the head that only lasts for a second or two randomly through out the day. If i am on pyloric they disa...
nicko123 | Posted
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anything natural foods for gout
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are there any protein powder, tablets, or other supplements that can be taken safely with gout?
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I have suffered from gout for 5 years .Meds are crap and poison. I give blood once every 2 months and all is good. I can eat and drink what I want and all is good.Talkto yourdoctor and save lives, cure gout by giving blood...!!!!! Go...
megacab | Posted
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What to do if I have no insurance and have gout..
denise3606 | Posted
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Background: For the past four years, I've had a thing with my ankles either left, right or both experiencing sever pain for a period of three days five or so days and taking weeks to months to recover fully. This would happen twice a...
j83 | Posted
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i have gout and i am also diabetic. at the beginning of the week, a got a pain on my right foot. not like a normal gout attack. was not able to walk on that right foot for four days. when i could walk, i called my family doctor. (was ...
vg9999 | Posted
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I just had a flare up yesterday and I'm out of indomethacin which is a lifesaver if you have a bad attack. I limped in the store and got some naproxen. Well it works but takes much longer than indomethacin. Has anyone else tried naproxen...
Easygreen | Last answer
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I have been on a colchicine/allopurinol daily regiment for years to control gout outbreaks. It was working great until the cost of colchicine went thru the roof. I am now up to 300mg allopurinol daily with outbreaks of gout occurring e...
darlene98684 | Last answer
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my uric acid levels are on the rise! I just got this confirmed by a bluecrest health screening report. I am not overly worried at the moment but know a few changes in diet could probably sort this out. I am just a bit confused by conf...
johnfleming | Posted
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Hello~I am 53 years old I have been diagnosed with gout even though a blood test for uric acid came out negative. I have had terrible inflammation in my metatarsal phalangeal joint and the smaller joint closer to the tip of my big toe....
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Hello, I just came across this section and it made me think. Gout was the worse pain I EVER HAD in the feet in 2004. So bad that I totally quit alcohol after that. I feel for any one that gets this... Why can't the body just crap out the...
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I am a 46 year old male. I have had gout for around 5 years which I was successfully managing with black cherry capsules (2 x 500mg per day). My gout attacks were occurring about twice a year until recently. I was diagnosed with hyperten...
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