Had respiratory infection causing diabetes/ gout symptoms like thirst, frequent urination, gout in left toe. Suggestions?
Hello. I recently was ill with a severe cold or viral respiratory infection which precipitated symptoms of diabetes , and later gout . My temperature was app. 101 - 102...I was extremely ill for about 5 days and missed work....but the illness lingered on for about 2 - 3 weeks. The diabetic symptoms were as such: I was ...moderately thirsty and within minutes of drinking something I had to urinate. I urinated about 10 - 15 times ...on one particular evening. I was eating very very little...drinking alot of ...green tea...and about 10 - 15 days after the illness struck I developed gout or pseudogout in my left toe and then ....to a much lesser extent...in my right toe. Podagra? What struck me is the symptoms of diabetes...which I am constantly on the lookout for. Additionally, I lost a good bit of weight during the illness...about 10 pounds...but my weight stablized after that. I was excercising...but overweight ...230...after illness...220. I drink alot of beer but do not smoke. Have you ever heard of a respiratory illness causing diabetic symptoms or gout?
it looks ur life style causing all problems .becoz of diabetes ur pron for respiratory infection stop alcohol will precipitate gaut ,try to reduce weight also u must be getting OSA causing more prone for respiratory infections
Answered: Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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