Thanks for the response..I have a call into my Rheumatologist..following up with your suggestions. I need to confirm my uric acid level readings from the last few checks..I know they told me (nurse) that I was in the normal uric acid level at last read 6.5. I remember when I had my previous serious attack with tophi aspiration that she said it was 3. Confused..My liver and kidneys checked out ok per my GP and Rhuem. My currant attack has put me in bed,I couldn’t bed my knee to sit. No prednisone this time just advil, that saved me going to the ER. Today I can bend it a little. I stressed out for the last three days not wanting to put anything in my mouth but tons of water and some tart cherries. Ended up with a plate of salad with a tiny bit of dressing as grilled chicken was fed to my family. Anxious to communicate with my Dr. I kinda explained to the messenger on the phone this a.m. Let ya know what happened. ( I told her 6.5 may be ok without gout but not with) FYI
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