Gout of the foot, esp. the big toe.
My doctor says yes. The hospital says no, My doctor disagreed and prescribed colchocine the severe gout affecting the whole foot went within days
Gout most often affects one joint in the big toe (i.e. podagra).
It is very common for gout to affect the big toe joints, but it can strike in any joint, including the joints between the bones in the top of your foot.
It can. however there are many other conditions that can be the problem as well.
Yes it is most likely to start in the big toe.
The most important thing you can do for gout is rest the effected area for 24 hours, if it is in your foot, stay off of your feet and elevate them. Take pain relievers such as Ibuprofen, but do not take aspirin as that causes fluctuations in uric acid which can make gout worse.
Swelling of the foot can indicate a condition known as gout. It is caused by too much uric acid in the body, and results in swelling of the hands, fingers, and toes.
usually in the hand or foot (often at the base of the big toe), but sometimes in the elbow or knee
Age, high body weight, and water pill usage (diuretics) were each reported to be risk factors for gout. Dr. Shiel's Perspective: This is not really very new information, but encourages doctors and patients to emphasize weight control and to minimize the use of water pills to avoid gout attacks.
Hell yeah! It seems gout can find any joint which will cause the most pain. Big toe joint is most common but any joint is susceptible, particularly in the body's extremities.
Yes it sure can. Uric acid can build up that much.
Gout is not contagious.
No, gout is NOT infectious.
I was diagnosed with gout last week with my first horribly painful attack on a toe on my left foot. It has been about 7 days since the attack first came about. The itching on that one toe has been intense for the last day. I'm doing a search on the internet for itching & gout. With all that I'm reading, it appears it is quite common to have the intense itching associated with a gout attack.
There were any number of treatments for gout however there is no cure for gout.
You had to have a sense of humour about pain in those days as the treatments for most ailments were definitely a bit of a chuckle. to treat gout Gout, or swollen foot as it was known. you were told to Boil a red haired dog in oil. add worms, pigs marrow and herbs. Make a mixture and put it on the affected area.
There is no cure for gout.
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Women can get gout however it is far more prevalent in men.
For getting gout on the internet. Then search getting gout if I learn more about it. The find a good Gout Causing Foods list. The first one will be Gout Causing Foods .
Gout is unusual in females before menopause but yes they can get gout.
Gout is treated by a "Rheumatologist"
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