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Uneasy, pain in ribs

My mother had a long day on the road yday, she is a diabetic, and is on medication for BP also. Currently also troubled due to a gout issue in the right foot. Slight swelling. Since last night she has been very uncomfortable and is complaining of pain in her rib cage also. Anything we need to worry about or is it just exertion. Pls advise.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there.... Following these steps will help.... Limit beverages and drinks sweetened with fruit sugar (fructose). Instead, drink plenty of nonalcoholic beverages, especially water....Limit intake of foods high in purines, such as red meat, organ meats and seafood....Exercise regularly and losing weight. Keep your body at a healthy weight reduces your risk of gout... Consult Physician for further evaluation....
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