Re: Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Question

What is the connection between polymyalgia rheumatica and occasional occurence of gout? Is mild exercise recommended such as walking or swimming?

Answer

There is no connectin between gout and polymyalgia rheumatica. In general, mild excerise is almost always recommended.

Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

About Alan Matsumoto, M.D.

Part-time Faculty, Division of Rheumatology
Johns Hopkins University