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Have gouty arthritis and kidney problem. What should be done?

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i have arthrits goutfor 5 yrs have afew beers massive around kidneys dry reach inmornings real bad
Posted Mon, 6 May 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 2 hours later

Thanks for posting your query.

I get to know from your brief history that you were hit by train 10 years back and you developed arthritis of the ankle joint.
You have mentioned that it is gouty arthritis.
If you have gout then you need to take medication for your problem and avoid high protein diets like meat, beans, soyabean and alcoholic drinks.
They will worsen your problem.
The medications decrease the amount of uric acid in the body.
For acute attacks, a drug called colcichine can be taken.
However, you need to consult your doctor for this problem.
Regarding your kidney problem, it will be good if you describe your problem in some more detail.

Dr Shailja P Wahal
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