Diagnosing Gout with Dr. Edwards

October 11, 2012 by John Cielo | Filed under Gout Diagnosis.

Natural Gout Remedies

In the following video Dr. Larry Edwards describes how doctors and rheumatologists diagnose gout. The most effective way to diagnose gout is to take a sample of synovial fluid from the affected joint and examine the specimen under a microscope. What the specialists are looking for are uric acid crystals which are easily recognised by their needle-like shape. Their presence is a clear indication of gout. This and other, less accurate, methods that they use to help diagnose gout are discussed in the video…

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