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Hair loss and related gout issues

Hello my name is, and I have one question, few months ago I started to lose a lot of hair , all the time when I pass my hand in the hair or if I leave it free, I was on the GP and I recive some blood test for hemoglobin and glicemy, the blood results was normal, but what I am thinking, recently I have a sharp pain in my foot , the pain is like in my bone, it is painful special in the big articulation toe(the articulation is proeminent). My question is: Can be a gout? and because of this I lose a lot of hair? Thank you....:)
Asked On : Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
The pain in the great toe first joint can be due to gout. Blood uric acid levels will help in confirming the cause.
Gout is not likely to cause a hair fall that you are having. You can start having lime juice and vitamin C rich food to avoid the pain.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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