At last, you have completed your journey to gout recovery. So you are no longer under the threat of returning gout flares. Unless you fail to maintain your uric acid cure during the rest of your life.
Maintain Uric Acid Cure Introduction
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Maintain Uric Acid Cure Progression
Maintain Uric Acid Cure is the seventh and final phase of gout progression. Where you have had no gout symptoms for six months. While maintaining uric acid below your maximum level as agreed with your doctor.
Strictly speaking, you should also have no visible tophi. And no radiographic signs of uric acid crystal deposits. However, some tophi are very resistant to shrinking by dissolving at low uric acid levels. Because they become calcified, requiring surgery. But you and your doctor can balance any benefits of deposit removal against the risks of surgery.
So now, you can consider your gout to be cured. However, you must:
- Continue to monitor symptoms
- Arrange blood tests for uric acid at least once per year. Together with kidney function and liver function tests.
- Continue taking allopurinol. Or whichever uric acid cure has got you to this point.
Maintain Uric Acid Cure Articles
|Title or Concern
|How Long does it take for Allopurinol to Lower Uric Acid Levels?
|Allopurinol medication controls gout, but why does it hurt? You are sick of pain. It gets worse and more frequent. Learn to use allopurinol the right way. Read how long does it take for allopurinol to lower uric acid levels?.
|Can you Still Get Gout if you Take Allopurinol?
|Allopurinol is more than just a gout beating drug – it is a lifesaver. But is your dose right, or is it making gout worse? See how to use allopurinol safely. Read can you still get gout if you take allopurinol.
|How Long does it take to Lower Uric Acid?
|How long does gout last? First, be clear what gout means. Next, learn typical duration. Then get free personal help to make your gout end as soon as possible. Read how long does it take to lower uric acid.
|How Long before Allopurinol Works?
|Got allopurinol in your life? Learn how it affects different gout phases. Talk about shelf life, expiration date, or any aspect of your life with allopurinol. Read how long before allopurinol works.
|How long does Uloric take to work?
|Uloric is expensive. Also, 80 mg febuxostat is a large dose. If you need a lower dose, can Uloric be cut in half? Read how long does Uloric take to work.
|How Long do Gout Crystals take to Dissolve?
|Uric acid crystals cause gout, so you must get rid of them. But how long does it take? Learn to lose urate crystals fast. See how to control your gout fast. Read how long do gout crystals take to dissolve.
|Cure Gout Forever
|Can urate crystals stop gout? Surely it is uric acid crystals that cause gout. But new science confirms a better way to look at gout. Stop gout forever now. Read cure gout forever.
|How Long does Gout last in foot?
|How Long does Gout last in Big Toe? Gout starts in toes and feet. Goes to ankles and knees. Then fingers, hands, elbows and every joint. See how to stop it. Read how long does gout last in the foot.
|How Long for Allopurinol to work?
|Allopurinol gout treatment is the best for curing gout. But most gout patients, and some doctors, get the dosage wrong. Learn 5 better ways to fix gout safely. Read how long for allopurinol to work.
|Is Allopurinol for Life?
|Gout patients wonder if allopurinol is a lifetime drug. New evidence shows ways to get a break. Can you take time off allopurinol? Get allopurinol facts now. Read is allopurinol for life.
|How Long for Tophi to Dissolve?
|Best tophi picture shows disappearing lumps. Before and after photographs of tophus treatment. See pictures showing gouty tophi shrink with low uric acid. Read how long for tophi to dissolve.
Maintain Uric Acid Cure Summary
Some people believe that if you have to continue daily treatment for gout, then you're not really cured. However, the prominent medical view is that gout is cured once uric acid is safe and gout flares stop completely.
But you have to maintain vigilance. Particularly since your body changes as you get older. So continue with treatment and monitoring to ensure that your gout never returns.
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