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Does gum chewing cause gout

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

What is the cause of gout? I know it's caused by uric acid but what foods or medicines, etc are to be avoided? XXXX ... View answer

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Dr. Rovena Murati MD

I was recently diagnosed with gout . I took HCTZ for four years and suspect that it is the cause of my gout. If this is the case, am I still at risk,for more gout attacks even if I quit taking... View answer

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Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

before i can do so also when getting up from the bed. what do you think is the cause i just read about ... View answer

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Dr.    Mukesh Chugh MD

Does losartan cause gout? I took the drug for 2 mos along with other heart medicine and noticed after 2 months I had a terrible swelling and pain in my foot below my big toeMy other medicines included ... View answer

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

My husband has been on Xarelto since March 3 and on March 5 he got gout . He has been fighting the gout with the help of his doctor. For the second time he is on Predisone (steriods) to try and knock ... View answer

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Dr.   Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Someone I know chews tobacco and also has gout . I was wondering if the two were related by means of The tobacco causing flare ups or making the attacks(for lack Of a better word) last longer and are... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

Can triamterine/hits 37.5-25 possibly cause gout. I am a vegetarian, do not drink or smoke, not over weight, no risk factors for gout. Take med for HTN. Which is well controlled. 71 yrs old but can ... View answer

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Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal MD

Recently started Losartan 100 mg once per day to control high bp and diabetic 2 neuropathy in both feet. Soon after starting Spartan developed systems of gout. Can losartan cause a continual gout ... View answer

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Dr. Suzana Zharri MD

I have been diagnosed to have gout in m ankle. in reading further about gout, the article mentioned that some meds may cause gout of taken over a long period of time. Where can I find such a... View answer

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Dr. Purva Patel MD

Hi, I m having a gout attack that x-rays show that it is gout and yet the lab blood test show the uric acid level is within the normal levels. How can that be? If there is enough uric acid to form ... View answer

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Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan MD

Hi there.... Thanks for writing in... The possible foods that cause gout are protein rich food..Again diet, genetic predisposition,and decreased renal excretion of urate could all be reasons for...

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

No . It does not cause gout

Dr. Polash Sannigrahi MD

Dear Naveen, Gout is a disorder caused due to accumulation of uric acid in the joints resulting in pain & restriction of movements. Can be managed by intake of NSAIDs, Allopurinol, Uricosuric medications &...