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Gout big toe, elevated uric acid, have swollen feet, shortness of breath on moderate exercise. Medicines for breathlessness?

Sir, I have been diagonised with Gout big toe , my Uric acid level is 9.1. I have been on medication for 4 weeks now. The pain and soreness has subsided. My feet swell slightly by the end of the day. But I have been feeling breathless even doing moderte exercise. I have stopped eating redmeats and some of the foods rich in purines. Kindly advise medication for breathlessness as I am at eh moment working as a Radioman on an Offshore rig due to go home on 25/Apr. - Many thanks Ronald Dias
Asked On : Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Breathlessness is not likely to be directly related to uric acid!
Heart (failure0 and Lungs (asthma) need to be evaluated
It is not wise to wait till the end of tenure – seek immediate medical help

Take care     
Wishing all well
God bless
Good luck
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