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Preventive measures for Gout - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello my name is XXX living inXXX. I have sometime problems with my fingers getting som kind of infection sometimes under nales. My dokter says that this calls podagra eller Kaptein Voms.
My question is what can I do to avoid this problem, and what is the main problem of this.
Thank you
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm Dr.XXX
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   Nice to chat with you
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are having these problems?
User :   Its about to years
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I work at one restaurant and I eat some more meat than usual
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Some time I lose nales
Doctor :   OK
User :   Because the infection comeing under the nales
Doctor :   Can explain your symptoms in detail ?
User :   yes please
User :   My fingers getting worm, and first pain . I can not tuch things. and after some days coming infection . Its really bad
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I take some times NAPROX '
Doctor :   Do you have fever or any other symptoms?
User :   not really, but finger getts worm
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the doctor a orthopedic?
User :   No just normal
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Here are some tips to help you
Doctor :   1)Weight loss is beneficial, but it must be done slowly as rapid weight loss can increase uric acid load.
Doctor :   2)A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and dairy products with low fat content is recommended
Doctor :   3)Drink plenty of fluids to increase urine volume so that more uric acid is excreted through the kidneys.
Doctor :   4) Reduce the intake of alcohol
User :   I dont drink alcohol, but what about COLA, and what you mean by dairy products. And is meat a problem.
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   dairy products are milk cheese butter
User :   ok
Doctor :   Reduce intake of red meat, shellfish, peas, beans and lentils
Doctor :   Did you follow what i said?
User :   I think I have no more time, but thank you alot
User :   I will
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