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Gout Wrist

What is Wrist Gout?

A condition where uric acid (natural waste product) rises above normal levels and rather than being flushed from the body begins to form crystals that become deposited in joints. Gout typically affects the big toe but can also affect the wrist.
Gout in the Wrist
 
Symptoms
  • Inflammation of joint
  • Pain and swelling
  • Redness and tenderness
Cause
  • Obesity can be linked to high uric acid levels although some foods are naturally high in urinate producing compounds (organ meat, mushrooms, and anchovies)
Treatment
  • Cold therapy (Hot/Cold Gel Pack) can reduce swelling
  • Supports can provide relief
  • Massaging the area with balms, creams, and rubs
  • Anti-inflammatory medication can reduce swelling
Prevention
  • Adequate liquid should be consumed
  • Overweight people may benefit from losing excess weight
  • Dietary changes and reduction in alcohol would be beneficial
 
 
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