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Swollen feet with tightness and pain. Getting treated for gout. Medication side effects?

I went to the urgent care facilty because both of my feet were sollen but the left foot had a little tightness and pain. I had no other symtom I was doing find just the swellen would not go down after the movies. I was treated for gout . Tthe gout medcine made me severely nausea I had to stop taken it. my feet is still swollen. I contwted the doctor she was unavailable.
Asked On : Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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Hello and thanks for the query
The peripheral edema may be due to Gout, Heart Failure, Hypothyroidism or due to vascular problem. You need to be investigated in detail for that. Consult your Family physician and your investigation done. Meanwhile keep your leg raised that will help you to reduce the swelling.
You can try the alternative treatment for Gout or by altering the drug. The precaution you have to take are: Regular walking for 30-40 minutes per day, Low protein diet, High carbohydrate diet, Take plenty of water, stop alcohol completely and avoid whole pulses.
Hope this will help you.
Best Wishes
Answered: Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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