Acute gout

  1. Acute gout or acute gouty arthritis. In this stage, hyperuricemia has caused the deposit of uric acid crystals in joint spaces. This leads to a sudden onset of intense pain and swelling in the joints, which also may be warm ...
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Symptoms of Acute gout

This leads to a sudden onset of intense pain and swelling in the joints, which also may be warm and very tender. An acute attack commonly occurs at night and can be triggered by stressful events, alcohol or drugs, or ...2

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Complications of Acute gout

Recurrent bouts of acute gout can lead to a degenerative form of chronic arthritis called gouty arthritis. ...Source: CDC3 ...

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Causes of Acute gout

Acute gout or acute gouty arthritis. In this stage, hyperuricemia has caused the deposit of uric acid crystals in joint spaces. ...Source: NIAMS (NIH)4 ...

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Causes List for Acute gout

Some possible causes of Acute gout or similar disorders may include:5

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Treatments: Acute gout

These acute gouty flare-ups respond well to treatment with oral anti-inflammatory medicines and may be prevented with medication and diet changes. ...Source: CDC6 ...

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Prevention of Acute gout

Diet and lifestyle modifications (weight loss, avoiding alcohol, reducing dietary purine intake) may help prevent future attacks. Changing medications (e.g., stopping diuretics) associated with hyperuricemia may also help. Preventive therapy to lower blood uric acid levels in people with ...7

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References

  1. Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Gout/ default.asp
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ arthritis/ basics/ gout.html
  4. Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Gout/ default.asp
  5. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  6. Source: CDC: cdc.gov/ arthritis/ basics/ gout.html
  7. ibid.

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