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Gout



Definition

A metabolic disorder. It is characterized by a recurrent attack of acute pain and swelling at first affecting only one joint, usually the big toe, and later on, becomes poly articular with high uric acid level.

There are two sorts of crystals. 1] Monosodium urate crystal 2] Monohydrate crystal...


Causation

Primary gout

Hereditary

Obesity and sedentary habits

Age quite 40 years generally

Rich diet with purine, means maximum protein intake or cold drinks or like that

Secondary gout

Leukemia

Polycythemia

Renal impairment

Myelofibrosis

Drugs

 
Sign and Symptoms

A pricking sensation over the gouty area, as if some needles are pricking at the world and this pain        is typical nature of gout

Pyrexia or fever

Loss of appetite means no desire for taking foods

Constipation

Big toe is usually involved first

Joint swelling, painful, red

There could also be itching

 
Investigation

Blood for acid, RE
St. X-ray over the affected area

 
Management and foods to avoid

Rest

Avoid protein food

Hot or cold compression over the world may give relief to some extent

Moderate exercise

Foods
Red meat, spinach, cauliflower, cabbage, seeds. You can take everything but a little quantity and very infrequent. Red meat and spicy foods strongly restricted. Fatty food, another ingredient of gout.

 
Homeopathic Medicines / Treatment

BENZOIC ACID 30 is the best medicine for gout, 2 drops twice daily

URTICA URENS 6 another great medicine for gout

BERBERIS VULGARIS Q 15 drops four times daily with half a cup of water can give quick relief

NB: Physician's consultation is usually got priority.
 

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