Gout and SOB is there a link?
I have rare bouts of gout but every time it flairs up my lungs get gooey. I am peaking at 90% O2 at rest. I am also having more Sleep apnoea episodes Anyone else have this happen?
Or is my lungs causing the Gout?
Many of us with copd also suffer swollen feet or ankles. Maybe high blood pressure. This is often treated with a diuretic, (water pill) to reduce excess fluid and salts. A good treatment as it works. The usual prescription is for Furosemide. However, over long term use this can in itself cause gout. It you are taking a water pill look at that as the possible culprit and have a word with your doctor.
I have RLD and before they found that they put me on water tablets however it made me feel like I had been kicked in the kidneys hard so they took me off them. My worst gout episode back in 2008 I ended up in ICU with lung failure for 32 days
sooperarticles.com/health-f... found this off cuts hope it helps,x
Interesting I also have AF and my O2 drops a further 12.2% when flat so not helping me
sorry it wasn't helpful off cuts x
no it was good reading.
i have had gout for 40 years or so, it is under control with 200mgm of alopurinoll a day: when i have the very rare touch of it these days it doesn`t affect my breathing.
I take arcoxia (I think it is spelt that way) This last bout has been bought about by a trauma to my arthritic foot my fracture clinic doctor told me? He also said I need to put a flat steel plate in my right shoe to stop my foot bending?
let`s hope that helps ,because the gout is agony without having to cope with s.o.b
I also have AF. I voted to have it controlled although yes agreed AF will effect your O2 levels further. I would think with AF though it is more to do with the irregular heartbeat, or it speeding up too much. We both live with two devils..
I have had 12 CV and 3 ablations still in AF they were going to do a pace and ablate but once they found more out about my lungs they cancelled it. But then added we do not think you would of survived any other operation Onwards and upwards!
I get the swelling in my ankles but that's all, I have never been diagnosed with gout?
I do not recommend it
you don`t know what you`re missing, i don`t reccomend it
but as the pain had subsided I have not taken any as he said I may well get diarrhoea,I feel I am on enough...
my breathing going down..Feel absolutely awful,lungs expanded and feel as if I am drowning..Everything...
well 3 oclock in the morning. i have just used my nebuliser but i am still gasping ,dont know wether...
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