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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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Hello, 4 years back I had a shooting pain on my left feet for couple of weeks, and then it reduced. A year later, the pain had progressed to my left knee and left groin. After 2 years, now the pain in my left knee is gone. How...
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My mother have severe swelling and pain in the primary toe of her left foot and in the ankle joint of her right foot. I am presently giving her 50 mg of Indocin twice daily and she have been drinking concentrated black cherry juice that...
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Has anyone had saores in the mouth fro taking allopurinal or Colcore. My mouth broke out in very bad sores and so did my lips.
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I have been taking allopurinol at the onset of symptoms, continuing for about a week, the dicontinue till the next occurance. It is usually 6 to 8 weeks apart. Should I be daily?
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In 2006 I suffered from intense pain in the ankle at night - which kept me awake. Blood tests (Uric acid) had no significant reading. My GP was sure it need a physio. After 6 weeks it was finally diagnosed as what I suspected from Day ...
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Hi. Last night my big toe has started to hurt incredibly bad. I can't bend it and keeping my foot in the air has causes it to give me immense pain. I know I've been not drinking water (dehydrated) and eating once a day for the past week ...
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Last Dec. I had a UT infection and was dehydrated and bad case of gas all at once. I went to the ER and was tested and given medication. The next day I woke up with gout. When I went to my PC doctor she said the gout might have been t...
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Why do I have pain in the ball of my foot (painful to put weight on it) and what can I do to correct it?
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Can gout acur in a old injuried finger joint
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do allopurinols make you tired?
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Just curious to see if anyone has tried Uloric and if so, what were your results? I'd heard it is actually the same drug as Colchisine, but I haven't done a lot of research on it. Comments? Gail
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Woke up with bad case of gout. I have not been taking my Allopurinol. If I start it back up today do you think it will help with the gout pain and inflammation? I am taking Ibuprophen and soaking in epsom salts/hot water.
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I have had episodes of gout for more than 10 years now. It wasn't too bad up until about three years ago when I started chemotherapy for cancer. I also have Crohn's disease, and believe it and the gout mean I definitely have issues wit...
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Hi, Please join me in welcoming Gah_70 as your new Community Leader! Gah_70 has experience and knowledge as it relates to Gout, and we look forward to working with everyone to grow your new community! Best, Cheryl MH Community...
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Another Natural Product That Seems to be Good Curing Gout with no Side Effects GoutCure INGREDIENTS Yucca Schidegera Turmeric (Curcumin) Certified Silymarin Extract Artichoke Powder (Cynara Scolymus) Aged Garlic (Allium Sativum) ...
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I have been treated for flare ups of Gout (or what my family doctor thought was gout) for approx 4 years now. I was told that as long as the flare ups did not occur often I should just watch my diet and take some mild anti-inflammatory ...
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Hi My uncle is suffering from high uric acid level and severe gout.His uric acid level is 11.7 mg/dl.He is currently on medication.He is taking two allupurinol tablets per day.But this particlar drug is causing severe allergic reaction...
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Hi there.................. I am a 30 year old with gout. i was woundering if there are pills i can take that will eliminate gout and what side effects they might have....... I am taking Indomehicain for gout attacks.......Any info abou...
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In response to several questions and posts regarding diet, on the Health Pages (see link below) you will find tips on managing Gout and a basic list of foods by Purine level - a contributor to uric acid levels which can lead to Gout fla...
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For the past 2 years or so, every 3-4 weeks I would wake up and the top and left side of my left foot would hurt. There would also be a slight redness. Over the course of the day, it would usually wear off, though sometimes it would last...
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