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Parent Category: Arthritis
Gout is the inflammation of joints caused by too much uric acid. It is a form of arthritis in the joints leading to the sudden development of pain and inflammation.
Gouty arthritis is a form of arthritis that typically attacks suddenly and is characterized by repeated attacks of an extremely painful form of arthriti. Gout is the result of deposits of monosodium urate crystals. These needle-like crystals accumulate in the joints as the result of abnormally high …
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I have recently suffered the same injury. My knee is puffy and noticeably swollen but with only slight pain and a tendency to favor it when climbing stairs. Will be seeing a doctor next week but in the meantime, have you found out anything? Thanks   That happened to me last year. My knee got s…
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Answer I once injured my back which resulted in a bulging disk. My Chiropractor put me on an ice regimine from hell. 20 minutes on, 20 off. 20 on, 20 off. For as long as I could stand it. I did this for two days (when I was awake) and it really helped. Well, that and all the Aleve I was taking.…
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There are a couple medications that lower uric acid levels. You'll need a doctors prescription and you'll need to drink plenty of water. Certain foods result in elevated uric acid. Those too can be avoided to help with the gout. Gout results when uric acid crystalizes in a joint. It can cause damage…
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The simplest thing is a spur or a misalignment of the cervical vertebrae. Sometimes an impingement of the radial nerve due to osteoarthritis in the wrist or elbow can cause this. A tightness of the fibrous band which binds the carpal bones becomes too tight due to overworking the wrist and a resul…
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Answer whole grains, legumes, cauliflower, broccoli, salmon, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes
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There is no connection between hyaluronic acid and gout. Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid in the blood. This causes uric acid crystals to form in joints usually in the big toe, foot or ankle. This is caused because your body no longer processes purines in foods correctly causing uric acid …
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No. It appears that it may aid in digestion amongst those suffering from digestive problems. Like all things, carbonated water should be enjoyed in moderation, but given its obviously calorie free properties, it would seem an excellent substitute for sugary soft drinks and acidic cola products. …
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Quinine The ingredient that is unique to tonic water is quinine. Although quinine has many bad effects when consumed to great excess, insomnia is not among them. In fact, somnolence -- the opposite of insomnia -- is common.
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I just pinched my neck and i can feel it freezing up, Here is the treatment I found on Web MD.... For sudden (acute) neck pain: Place an ice pack or cold pack over painful muscles for 48 to 72 hours. This will help decrease any pain, muscle spasm, or swelling. If the problem is near the shoulder…
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Yes. Unless you are allergic to soy.I have read in several places that soy contains estrogen or other hormones that can affect women. Estrogen has some good benefits for women in that it helps them keep calcium in their bones, thus potentially avoiding, or delaying, the effects of osteoporosis. Too …
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Answer if something heavy was dropped on it, and some nail polishes [red & black.}
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Symptoms of Gout The classic picture is of excruciating, sudden, unexpected, burning pain, swelling, redness, warmness and stiffness in the joint. Low-grade fever may also be present. The patient usually suffers from two sources of pain. The crystals inside the joint cause intense pain whenever t…
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The only thing a walking cast would do is prevent you from bumping the inflamed part. There area is still going to be painful due to the gout. You need to see a physician if you haven't yet. The problem you have when you are suffering from gout is internal. You need to have it treated as quickly a…
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Answer Some mushrooms do contain purines which are broken down into uric acid in the body.
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Uric acid (or urate) is an organic compound of carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and hydrogen with the formula C5H4N4O3. it is a compound that can be found in the blood and is eliminated from the body by the kidney's with urine. or in birds feaces. Increased uric acid in the blood is often the earliest labo…
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Most definitely. Also in your wrist, fingers and knees.
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Answer Sprouts are a good source of Vitamins A and C, Folic Acid, Fibre and Potassium. Vitamin A: Plays in important role in vision, bone growth and reproduction. It also helps to regulate the immune system which helps to prevent and fight-off infections. Vitamin C: An effective antitoxidant…
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the arch in your foot allows blood vessels and nerves to reach your toes without you stepping on them and damaging them while you walk. all of your little toes can rest on the next biggest toe except your big toe it has to be larger to make up for having no next toe to rely on for support. ^ don…
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Answer No food/drink contains uric acid. Its produced from the metabolism of purines taken through diet in the body, purines coming from animal food products for example
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I was taking water pills and also getting painful gout, but the doctor put me on Potassium tablets and I haven't had gout in six months. Eat a low-cholesterol, low-fat diet. People with gout have a higher risk for heart disease. This diet would not only lower your risk for gout but also your r…
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Doxycycline HYC is used for daily treatment of Rosacia (red face) as an anti-inflamitory, Chylmedia, UTI, Lung Infections, Bladder Infections. Abortion clinics prescribe this after the procedure to prevent further infection.
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Heroin(Diacetylmorphine) itself does not and cannot lead to gout. However, the adulterants in the cut can cause it. I myself, after snorting very powerful heroin on daily basis for months, have developed symptoms of gout. I can barely move my elbow, and my heel is inflamed, red and really hurts. Gou…
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It is high in purines so it would have some effect on Gout.
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It is painful but is not known to be fatal, It can however do serious damage to the kidney and cause other inflammatory problems. however it will not in itself put you out of your misery
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Almonds are low in purines and therefore produce less uric acid.
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The exact level of uric acid that is considered too high is a matter for debate. In recent years it has been found that normal ranges of uric acid fluctuate widely. as a result of uric acid levels showing day to day and seasonal variations in the sameindividual, several uric acids levels may be requ…
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It is best to drink a lot of water to help clean out the system. you can also drink the following fruit juices, Milk and milk products, Chocolate, Coffee and tea.
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A low purine diet will help to avoid gout attacks. (however there are also drugs and other treatments available to help ward of the pain and discomfort that can acompany gout.) Here is a list of some of the foods that are high in purines. These foods have the highest concentration of purines and sh…
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If you had gout any where in your body previously then it is a pretty safe bet that it wil be described as a pre-existing condition iif you get it any where else. Gout is the result of uric acid crystals forming in your blood stream because you are not able to eliminate it with urine fast enough. Th…
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To help with gout you want to eat foods low in purines, which cause elevated uric acid levels, which is the main cause of gout. But this is counter-intuitive because many high purine foods are shown to help with gout, like meats and oatmeal. Yogurt has been shown that when integrated into a healthy …
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I did because of my high blood pressure but this was under the direction of my personal physician ; the important thing is to consult your own physician and follow their advice during this painful time of gout .
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I have not heard of white vinegar being used but a lot of people think that apple cider vinegar helps them.
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White meat is recommended so long as it is kept within reason.
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I could not find a specific mention of Jamba juice in relation to gout. However Fresh fruit such as grapefruit, pineapple and cherries, are all beneficial for people with gout. Very sweet fruits likes gapes should be eaten only in moderation as too much fruit sugar can increase the levels of uric ac…
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the major constituent of honey is fructose. a recent study showed that people that drank drinks containing fructose had a higher risk of gout. the risk was comparable to 30 -50 ml of alcohol
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Yes
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Gout is unusual in females before menopause but yes they can get gout.
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The medical term relates to high uric acid levels in the Blood. An excess of uric acid in the blood is called hyperuricemia which can lead to gout
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Gout is an excess of uric acid. The cause isn't so clear. It can be under excretion of urate, genetic predisposition or diet. Gout develops when your body stops processing purines in food properly. In the process of breaking down purines uric acid is created. Normally your kidneys will remove the u…
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Was not able to find any info on the amount of purines in malunggay, However being a plan and from the sounds of the preparation. the purines involved would be on the lower end of the scale. (Purines are what the body turns into uric acid in the blood), However there seem to be a lot of sites and pr…
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Chicken is moderately high in purines and should be eaten with some restraint.
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One of the reasons for increased acid can be kidney dysfunction however it is not necessarily the reason. If the increase in uric acid turns into gout and uric acid starts to crystallise you will need to keep an eye on the kidney as it can also be damaged by uric acid crystals.
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More than half of people that have had an attack of gouty arthritis will have another usually within six months to two years. in the case of severe gout, long-term medication is recommended to control uric acid production, which will prevent attacks and also cause tophi ( uric acid crystal deposits)…
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Gout and osteoarthritis are different conditions.
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Water intake can reduce the uric acid concentration in the blood by transporting it out of the body via the kidney and other organs as well as making the blood more capable of holding more acid before it crystallizes.
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Abnormally high uric acid levels in the blood are known as hyperuricemia.
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Perhaps they have gotten to warm somewhere along the line.
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No Cress oil is very low in the purines stakes at about 25 mg. Ie definitely avoid anything over 400mg
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Go to the related link below regarding the benefits of flax seed in the case of gout.
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Ann Plast Surg. 2003 Oct;51(4):372-5.The soft-tissue shaving procedure for deformity management of chronic tophaceous gout.Lee SS, Lin SD, Lai CS, Lin TM, Chang KP, Yang YL.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.A…
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If this was your first attack of gout it should be just about cleared up by now. however if it take too long see you doctor again and find out what further treatment may be requires. Gout is a disease that should be constantly monitored as it can cause major damage to both your joints your kidneys a…
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Yogurt is among the lowest purine containing foods and there fore the least likely to increase uric acid.
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You should not eat or drink at all for 4 hours before the test unless told otherwise. Your doctor may also be necesary to stop taking any drugs that may affect the test results. NEVER stop taking any medicine unless you have the approval of your your doctor. Drugs that can increase the level of uri…
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No as a matter of fact Naproxen is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis and gout.
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Purines come with the foods you eat that come to a larger or lesser degree from the nucleus of what were living cells. The body metabolites these and converts them into uric acid. The uric acid is then removed from the system by the kidneys. However if there is too much uric acid staying in your sys…
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It seems that gout does not necessarily lead to hypertension( high blood pressure) but lifestyle choices that increase the chances of having gout also increase the chance of hypertension.
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An association had been made between gout and a rich diet well before the 1800's. and in the mid 1600 an association is mentioned between exes uric acid in the blood stream and gout. however the only effective treatments in those days were to modify the diet to simpler foods.
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Almost all of the thing you eat are have an element that is converted to uric acid. Purines come with all foods that are made from living cells. Aside from dairy product that is just about everything. So the thing to do is avoid the worst ones. here is a list that can get you started. alcohol, anch…
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I would assume the expression thin and thick blood would have to relate to how quickly it coagulates. It should make no difference on average although the tendency that the existing uric acid has to crystallize the cause of gout is reduced by putting more water into the system.
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Gout can be caused by drinking too much soda. But this was done with a very small study and may not be accurate. Gout is caused by having too much uric acid in the body. This can be caused by heredity, being overweight, drinking too much alcohol, and eating too many foods rich in purines. Please se…
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pecan nuts are one of the lowest purine containing foods making it fine in a uric acid diet. Purine is what is eventually converted into Uric acid by the body.(Between 0 and 50mg of purine to 100 grams)
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Mayonnaise is one of the lowest purine containing foods making it fine in a uric acid diet. Purine is what is eventually converted into Uric acid by the body.(Between 0 and 50mg of purine to 100 grams)
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Uric acid is a substance that results from the breakdown of purines. A normal part of all human tissue, purines are found in many foods. Normally, uric acid is dissolved in the blood and passed through the kidneys into the urine, where it is eliminated. If there is an increase in the production of …
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High uric acid Gout Excess serum accumulation of uric acid can lead to a type of arthritis known as gout. This painful condition is the result of needle-like crystals of uric acid precipitating in joints and capillaries.Elevated serum uric acid (hyperuricemia) can result from high intake of purine…
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The DNA is the map in effect of how the body is put together and some people have a genetic tendency toward the development of high uric acid levels in the system. it would be reasonable to assume that with enough work the corelation could be seen in DNA..
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Yes, the big toe is one of the most common sites for gout to occur
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High uric acid levels can lead to gouty arthritis. However it does not always do so. Some people produce more uric acid then others for genetic reasons while diet can also have an effect. the kidneys are responsible for the elimination of the bulk of uric acid from the body while some is also dispos…
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Most forms of arthritis are found in the joints of the body and are characterized by pain and dysfunction The main forms are inflammatory and non inflammatory arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. RA can also cause inflammation …
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Yes
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yes most fish is high in purines which produce uric acid in the system when consumed.
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It can, The malady you are referring too is known as gouty orchitis.
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ye chili is very bad for gout. i have gout and one time i eat it and got it next day
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Kangaroo is a very lean meat. If you suffer from gout, it is one of the more recommended meats.
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There are many exercises that are suitable for arthritis, but it is very tough to find those exercises with images on websites. However, you will find one such website further down this page listed uner Sources and Related Links.
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Medications used in acute gout attacks include non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (such as indomethacin), colchicine, and corticosteroids.
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No pure dairy foods are just about the only foods that have no purines. Ie they are not made up of living cells, if there are no purines then there is no uric acid created as a result of their consumption. as soon as you start to add live cultures like yogurt the purine content geos up.
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Depends on where and how severe the pain is. Better not in most cases I would say. I can tell you when I have an attack even a bed sheet is painful. Sometimes as the pain and swelling comes down I might massage the area personally but I wouldn't let someone touch. If you are looking for something th…
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Yes.
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Any joint in the body, but it usually is in the feet.
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no because its not healty
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yes. No, gout can be caused by anything, it is a build up of uric acid, so no one product can be guilty
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No. Excess uric acid is the culprit; either too much is produced or the excess is not excreted (in urine). The exact cause is unknown but it may run in the family, is more common in males and postmenopausal women, those who drink alcohol, and from some medications. Go Meat!
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yes it does well done who ever questioned this
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No they can not.
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Uric acid is a chemical created when the body breaks down substances called purines. Purines are found in some foods and drinks, such as liver, anchovies, mackerel, dried beans and peas, beer, and wine.
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If you just do some searches you'll see that egg whites are OK for gout. It's the yolks that have the nucleic acids and the purines.
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Oysters are moderately high in purines which the body metabolises into uric acid.
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Its okay but you should ask a docter first
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Sour Cherries, avoid processed and fried foods...
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cherry
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