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Suggest Treatment For Feet Pain Despite Taking Allopurinol

yes I was just in the hospital for pnuemonia and sepsis with renal failure. My staff forgot to give me my allipurinol for 2 days and I had a major gout flare up in both feet ankles and hands. Only had 3 - 4 flares before this.... This was 7 weeks ago and my feet are back to normal size - but still have severe pain in my feet. I have been to my primary care physician and she prescribed lasix to reduce the swelling. Am I stuck with this constant pain for life. It affects my daily activities - its about a 7 ...what do you suggest as I am going to get another appt with my doctor
Sat, 29 Sep 2018
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Hi,

Consult a rheumatologist and get evaluated.

As of now, you can take analgesics like Aceclofenac for pain relief.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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Suggest Treatment For Feet Pain Despite Taking Allopurinol

Hi, Consult a rheumatologist and get evaluated. As of now, you can take analgesics like Aceclofenac for pain relief. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician