Uric acid is high, do you want to take medicine?

Rheumatologists or endocrinologists often meet patients who come to consult with physical examination reports in outpatient clinics, and a large part of this is due to the increase of uric acid in blood biochemical indexes. Some patients may ask: Doctor, my uric acid is high, is it gout? Do you want to take medicine? Some people will ask: Doctor, my uric acid has always been high, but I have never had arthralgia. Do you want to treat it? Then, this article will introduce to you the relationship between hyperuricemia and gout, and whether hyperuricemia should be treated or not. Is what hyperuricemia? Excessive production of uric acid in the body or decreased uric acid excretion function in the kidney may Read More …

Colchicine has such a big side effect, can you still eat it?

I believe that the vast majority of gout patients are familiar with colchicine, and both the doctor’s advice and the [experience] of other patients around them may mention this very important drug in gout treatment. In the eyes of many [old patients], colchicine has an immediate analgesic effect, but it always feels that the side effects are too great and there will be severe gastrointestinal reactions such as diarrhea and vomiting after taking it.

A New Gout Drug-[Feibuxostat] or [Feibuxotan]?

Gout, as an ancient chronic disease, has been recorded as early as more than 2000 BC, and many dignitaries have suffered from gout in history. Although people have realized that gout has been a disease for a long time and are constantly studying treatment methods, there are still few [weapons] available at present.

Does gout knot save energy and eliminate it?

Not all tophus (nodules) can be dissolved. Only when the formation time is short, the urate deposited in it can freely exchange with the components in the blood and is still in the soluble period. Gout nodules generally refer to the deposition of subcutaneous uric acid crystals. Tout stones also include renal uric acid stones. The two statements are often interused and both refer to the deposition of uric acid crystals. However, once gout nodules exist for a long time and fibrosis and calcification occur inside, there is no way to dissolve them through drugs and they can only be treated by surgery, but not all gout nodules are suitable for surgery. At the beginning of gout, only one joint Read More …