Someone I know chews tobacco and also has gout . I was wondering if the two were related by means of The tobacco causing flare ups or making the attacks(for lack Of a better word) last longer and are more frequent. I don t know much about gout except for that there Is too much of some sort of acid. Basically I was Just wondering if the tobacco effects the levels of the Acid in his body, if that is what gout is at all.
Gout means pain and swelling in joints mostly in lower limbs and foot is the first thing commonly involved.It is not the higher uric acid that only matters,symptoms are also must.tobacco may aggravate the condition.but there is no concrete evidence for that.Bye.
I find this answer helpful
You found this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer.
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
i quit smoking but im unable to quit gutkha.. how to quit once in for all? Hello im 26 yrs old. i have been smoking and chewing gutkha since 5 yrs.. now i quit smoking but im unable to quit chewing gutkha. Well its bit embarrassing bcoz generally i chew pan for constipation .. i know it doesnt help medically in any way but its become a psychological factor..and if i dont chew the whole day is ruined for me.. i dont know how to overcome this and quit tobacco... any suggestions will be extremely helpful to me... p.s also when i dont feel difficulty in passing stools i still chew gutkha
I have used smokeless tobacco for 10 years and I have also been diabetic for 11 years. I am 28 years old, 6ft. 2in. tall, 180 lb male. I have been hospitalized only for my diabetes 3 times in the past 2 years with diabetic ketoacidosis. I want to quit chewing tobacco and want to know what happens during detox period? Also, sometimes and more lately, when I put a dip in I get feelings of having to vomit accompanied by a dull stomach pain. Sometimes, I actually do vomit a few times and then after 2 hours I am fine again. It s not all the time, so I haven t brought it up to my doctor.
Hi since two month before when i passed stool that time blood came i visited to doc so he told me u have piles but it will be ok after sometime but i still feel pain in my anal area so what to do and i aet tobbaco most of time does chewing tobbacco effact in piles?
My 62 year old mother had a heart attack requiring by-pass surgery and valve replacement. She was in good physical shape except for r. arthritis and hypothyroidism for which she was on meds for. She did not make it out of surgery. Any reasons her arthritis/hypothyroidism had anything to do with it?
my mom 84 has both arthritis's..through out her body...in the last year she has developed sinus infections....red and black green matter ......her sinus cavity wall has deteriated.....doctors are not sure what it the cause...could it be arthritis....mom has had it in here lungs and extremities.....any answers?
I have aches and pains all over, but no temperature. It feels like a viral thing. Pains in the soft tissue in my nose as well as pains and aches in my larger muscle groups, also hurts to pass urine .... I have a little arthritis and the joints that are particularly vulnerable are sore and tender. Like my soft tissues are all inflamed. Flu??
Please direct this question to an ortopedic surgeon and/or an alternative medicine specialist. i m a 57 y.o. male, outta shape and overweight with two dislocated shoulders - one worse than the other (supposedly 3rd degree seperation/subluxation) but both give me chronic pain. the worst one has the classic hump where the bone has popped up out of the joint it s the worst but, the other one gives me quite a bit of pain too. all i have for pain is ibuproffen(handfulls) acetaminofen, and alcohol. My Dr. had breifly prescribed Gabbapentin which like Tylenol wasn t much help, essentially negligible. Some years back i had convinced a VA surgeon to do the standard operation but, upon researching it, i learned that only 50% of the time was it effective and of those, 50% developed arthritis in the shoulder. I need some real options/alternatives Doc. Been living with chronic pain for 15 years - not to mention the lack of funtionality. Any suggestions?
why would hypermedia show up in bone scan- it was for a shoulder doctor but hyperaemia showed up in the plevis- the ortho doctor did not comment because he was looking for shoulder so what does hypermedia mean in a bone scan -
Hi I have been having extremely sore joints, My left hand is in constant pain, my right arm hurts when I try to lifts it up. My knees are extremely paintful even when I'm resting trying to sit down and get up is extremely painful. This morning my...
i have numbness in the balls of my feet and pain and discomfort. the pain gets really bad when i elevate my feet when i go to bed at night. this has been going on for two years plus. I have been to several pediatrist and neurologist and no one can...