For arthralgia of unknown cause, be careful that gout is at work.

Joint pain caused by gout often makes people miserable, but many people do not know that they have gout when the first joint pain attack occurs, and often take a few painkillers at will to get rid of it hastily. After the pain passed, they continued to eat and drink smartly. After that, gout recurred or caused more serious health problems, and they suddenly realized that they might need to see a doctor. There are also some people who attach great importance to their health and go to the hospital to see a doctor immediately after finding joint pain. They want to take all measures to prevent gout from recurring, but it often backfires.

When gout attacks, which drugs can relieve pain?

Although acute gouty arthritis is mostly self-limited and can be relieved after 1-2 weeks even if it is not treated, repeated attacks of arthritis can lead to joint deformity and tophus formation, and may also be transformed into chronic gouty arthritis. Therefore, treatment should be carried out as soon as possible during acute attacks of gout. The earlier medication is used, the better the effect will be. Analgesic drugs for acute attack of gout mainly include: Colchicine Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Glucocorticoid Correct administration of colchicine Gout patients will not be unfamiliar with colchicine, which is a specific drug for gout treatment. However, many patients suffer from side effects such as vomiting and diarrhea after taking colchicine, which is mostly related Read More …

Beware of high uric acid! The fourth highest after the three highs

Speaking of the enemies of the “three highs” that bring great threats to people’s health in modern society-hyperglycemia, hypertension and hyperlipidemia, we will certainly not feel strange. Now, the fourth highest after the “three highs”-high uric acid has also surfaced and is coming strongly. Know your enemy and yourself, You won’t be defeated in a hundred battles], To defeat the enemy, First of all, we need to know the enemy. About high uric acid and gout, There are many common misconceptions in society, It is necessary to comb and learn with everyone. High uric acid may not necessarily lead to gout, Gout does not necessarily have high uric acid. Gout originates from high uric acid. However, it does not mean Read More …

Can I get gout stones? What should I do if I get gout stone?

I believe many gout patients are suffering from gout stones, so what should I do if I get gout stones? To solve this problem, first of all, we must make clear that what is a gout stone, [is the hard thing on my big toe the legendary gout stone? ] What is a gout stone? Tout stone, also known as gout nodule, is due to the excessive increase of blood uric acid in the human body, which cannot be dissolved in the blood, thus separating yellowish-white urate crystals of different sizes in joints and skin connective tissues, with quantities ranging from one to more. Among untreated patients, 70% of the patients developed tophus 20 years after the first attack of Read More …

Can hormones be used when gout attacks?

When gout is acute, when [enemy ship]-uric acid molecules capture some of our joints [islands], we sometimes encounter such situations: neither NSAIDs nor colchicines can relieve pain, or patients cannot tolerate the side effects of NSAIDs and colchicines, resulting in serious gastrointestinal reactions. At this point, what should I do? We have to send our fleet’s ultimate weapon-the aircraft carrier. The Ultimate Weapon of Gout Analgesia Like aircraft carriers in modern naval warfare, the party that owns the aircraft carrier will not send its own aircraft carrier fleet immediately at the beginning of the war, but will only serve as a deterrent. Hormones are not the first choice for gout pain relief in the treatment of acute gout. Hormones are Read More …

Don’t use antibiotics when gout attacks!

For most patients, gout is a chronic disease, but acute attacks can cause deadly pain. Acute attacks of gout often occur at night, and the inducement may be heavy drinking or overeating. First of all, the pain of a single joint is unbearable. The most common pain sites are the big toe and the back of the foot. Local symptoms such as redness, swelling, pain and skin temperature rise may occur. In severe cases, other joints may be affected at the same time and fever may be caused. Scenario simulation Lao Wang and Lao Li are two gout patients. One night they woke up from their sleep at the same time. As there were no painkillers at home, they just Read More …

Why is gout still occurring when uric acid value is normal?

I believe that many gout patients will have such troubles, [sudden red swelling and hot pain of big toes, go to the hospital, the doctor diagnosed acute gouty arthritis, and then the blood uric acid value is not high], why is this? To understand this problem, we must first clarify two concepts: hyperuricemia and gout. 1. Hyperuricemia Hyperuricemia is called when the concentration of uric acid exceeds the upper limit of the normal range. Generally, the common clinical nodes are that uric acid exceeds 420 mol/L in men and 360 mol/L in women. 2. Gout Acute arthritis, gout formation and joint and kidney changes caused by hyperuricemia are called gout. Usually only hyperuricemia or hyperuricemia combined with kidney stones does Read More …