ABSTRACT – Gout is a type of arthritis that causes pain, inflammation. swelling, redness and tenderness in joints. Types...
Gout is a type of arthritis that causes pain, inflammation. swelling, redness and tenderness in joints.
Interval Or Intercritical
Excess of Uric acid in blood
Certain foods like meat, poultry and sea food
Excess of alcohol and sweetened drinks
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Difficulty in moving joints normally
Severe joint pain
Swelling and redness
Lingering discomfort and uneasiness
Dual energy CT scan
Joint fluid test
Medications such as Non anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), colchicine and corticosteroids and to remove or prevent blockage of uric acid
RISK FACTORS –
Certain foods and diet
Family history and hereditary
Certain medications and medical disorders
Intimation with an infected partner
Limit intake of meat, fish and poultry
Avoid alcohol, smoking
Maintain desirable body weight
Take plenty of liquid fluids and diet
Consume more protein-rich food such as low dairy products
Gout is common in men than women, although it affects women who are near menopause.
On a global level, it approximately affects 8.3 million people yearly.