Treatment gouty arthritis in Jurmala
Disrupted by gout, the process of metabolism of uric acid in the body causes a rise in its concentration in the blood. Uric acid salts settle on articular cartilage, crystallizing and damaging elements of the joint. An inflammatory process develops that destroys the structures of the joint and provokes the growth of tumor-like formations in the periarticular tissues. In most cases, gouty arthritis makes its debut in the fingers of the lower limbs, less often in the fingers, knee, ankle, wrist or elbow joints. Symptoms of gouty arthritis are sharply beginning attacks of pain in the joint, because of the pain, the mobility of the joint is limited, it swells and reddens. The temperature rises to 38-39 °C. Symptomatology disappears completely in 4-5 days, in case of the development of chronic recurrent form of gouty arthritis, the attacks can be repeated from several times a week to several times a year. The treatment plan is aimed at extending the period of remission through the normalization of purine metabolism, switching to a healthy diet, physical therapy, rejection of bad habits, and a course of drug therapy.