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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   Hi Dr. Myself 37 yr old male. H 175cm W.92 kgs I am feeling severe pains in the right index finger's joint (upper leverl) for last 3 months. I had a case of increased uric acid level of about 7.3 for which I am taking zyloric 100 mg 1 tablet per day. What could be the reason for the pain. Now since last week, the other fingers are also started paining. Your kind opinion please!

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
please give me some time to go through your history
User :   ok dr.
Doctor :  
as per your history, you are having gout
Doctor :  
and because of that you are getting the index finger pain
Doctor :  
may i ask when was the uric acid level checked?
Doctor :  
you should continue the Zyloric 100 mg. do not stop that. it will make your symptoms worse if you stop
Doctor :  
are you there?
User :   sorry dr. i was on a call
Doctor :  

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