Category: Q&A on Gout

FAQ Answered: Can I get gout in the fingers?

Of all the mysteries of gout, it is the gout locations that are the most shrouded. It is common for gout to occur in the ankle, the earlobes, the wrist and some other parts. However, there are cases of gouts that occur in the most unexpected parts of your body. That is why everyday, thousands…
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October 16, 2017 0

Bane in Disguise: Gout Skin Rash

  The skin is probably one of the parts of the body that most of us value so much. This is because to some, it is a symbol of beauty. Many desire to have beautiful flawless skin, believing that it is a fine addition to their arsenal of charisma. Unfortunately, not all of us can…
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October 7, 2017 0

Rare but Vicious: Gouty Tophi in the Ear

  Your ear is a hub for tens of thousands of nerve endings. Hence, your ears tend to be on the list of the most sensitive areas of the body. They are more sensitive to pain, tickling pleasure and other sensations.  Because of this, our instinct is to protect them from danger. Gouty tophi is…
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October 7, 2017 0

Rebutting Myths: Does tea cause gout flare-ups?

  The pain caused by gout is totally devastating. It can cause you to change your lifestyle.  This change can either be minor or a holistic overhaul that even includes your diet. Gout can deprive you of the luxury of eating foods you love. It can make you more doubtful about your food, even raising…
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October 7, 2017 0

How To DISSOLVE Uric Acid Kidney Stones? Ionic Calcium

Once we have understand how uric acid kidney stones are formed in the kidneys or bladder, let’s take a look at the effective ways to dissolve uric acid kidney stones without the need of physical surgery. As its name implies, uric acid kidney stone is the result of uric acid crystallization happens in the kidney…
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March 21, 2017 0

The Danger of Elevated Uric Acid during Pregnancy

Having high levels of uric acid is commonly associated in people having gout, which is considered a form of arthritis. People should be aware, however, that having elevated uric acid in pregnancy is also crucial. Pregnant women with high levels of this acid can be at risk of both diabetes and gestational hypertension. What is…
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September 10, 2015 0

What Is The Difference Between Gout and Hyperuricemia?

Hyperuricemia is a condition where the uric acid content in the blood serum is beyond the healthy range. Gout is a type of arthritis inflammation which is caused by the formation of uric acid crystals or monosodium urate crystals, usually in the synovial fluid of the joints which lead to the onset of a gout…
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September 1, 2015 0

5 Early Symptoms of Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome

Michael Lesch and William Nyhan were the two medical practitioners who first identified this condition in 1964. The Lesch-Nyhan syndrome is described as a genetic disorder which is generally associated with three major clinical elements: (1) neurological disability; (2) overproduction of uric acid; and (3) behavioral problems. Although this disease is commonly observed in male…
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September 1, 2015 0

The Top 7 High Purine Foods

People sometimes are unaware of the effects of food that they incorporate in their diet. If someone wants to decrease the level of uric acid in his system, for instance, he should decrease the consumption of high purine foods. Purine is a compound that contains nitrogen which is produced inside the cells of the body.…
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July 10, 2015 0

Could This Possibly Be Gout?

Your big toe or a particular part of your foot hurts and the stiffness makes it very uncomfortable to walk. And you notice there is a bit of redness at the site of pain but there is no obvious swelling. This could make you wonder “Could this possibly be gout?” The standard way to confirm…
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June 12, 2015 0