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I have very painful stinging and throbing in 2 toes. I am diabetic

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I have very painful stinging and throbing in 2 toes. I am diabetic 2 and also have gout. What can I do to relieve it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi. Eating tart cherries or drinking cherry juice and one half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water three times a day can help with thisAlso, a prescription medication called indomethacin from your doctor can helpLet me know if you need more information please
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I have been told that raspberries and blueberries are also good and not to eat bread,potatoes and pasta. Will this help?

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Actually raspberries and blueberries are as good as cherries for their acidic properties. Staying away from carbs llike what you mentioned will also help Betty
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