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Title: Dietary Restrictions for Gout
Post by: rudolfwood on July 31, 2016, 10:49:15 am
Dietary Restrictions for Gout - Gout and Related Symptoms
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Gout is a problem that develops after a long period of increase of uric acid crystals in the joints and surroundings tissues. Unwanted symptoms are developed because of gout. These may include warmth, pain, swelling, extreme sensitivity in joints. One of the most seen cases of gout is big toe joint problem, also called podagra. Other symptoms of gout include pain during the night and repeatedly and rapid increase of discomfort lasting for some hours, followed by an easing of the pain in the next days. This pain may last from 2 to 7 days.

The most common affection is the big toe joint problem. Even is this affection is noticed in most of the cases it is not excluded that other joints of the feet, ankles, knees, wrists, fingers or elbows to be affected too.

As Most of the Health Problems Gout Symptoms are Related to Other Medical Conditions
Other problems with symptoms similar to those of gout are rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or joints infected with bacteria. Unlike gout rheumatoid arthritis often occurs in hips and shoulders which are usually spared in gout. The symptoms are about treatment of gouty arthritis (http://murrayv.free-forums.biz/t48-treatment-of-gouty-arthritis) too. An infected joint cause's similar symptom with gout but the treatment involves intravenous antibiotics and hospitalization.

By the time people notice the symptoms of gout attackthe uric acid has surely been building up in their blood and had also deposit in one or more of their joints.

The first phase of gout, nodules, also known as tophi, appear on the hands, elbows or ears but afterwards different symptoms may develop in each case.

Gout Symptoms May Vary from Case to Case
In some cases gout symptoms may occur after an illness or after a surgery. Cases of people developing rare painful attacks are known but it is also known that people might develop chronic gout even if they do not experience often painful attacks.

Gout is a Common Disease and Often Presents Suddenly With a Painful Joint
The most common and well-recognized symptom is swelling of the joint in the big toe where it joins the foot. This can be extremely painful and enlarged and if not treated the pain will last about 10 days and can cause lasting damage with repeated attacks. The area can be red, hot, inflamed and very painful or tender. :o.

People May Have an Elevated Uric Acid Also Called Hyperuricemia but Have No Symptoms
Later they may develop acute gouty arthritis where the joint is affected. Almost three fourths of people with gout will develop it in the big toe at some point of time. In between attacks what helps gout pain (http://forum.gout-symptom.net/viewtopic.php?f=229&t=39274) said to be in an interval or intercritical phase and finally some people get chronic tophaceous (with the tophi) gout.

The definite diagnosis or determining if the arthritis is due to gout may involve drawing fluid from the joint and looking for crystals of uric acid.