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I am Viet Vet with 90% disability. Kidney, heat stent and

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I am Viet Vet with 90% disability. Kidney, heat stent and high blood pressure. I think I have gout in my right big toe. Is this Agent Orange caused?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.
Hello from JustAnswer. There are no clinical studies that show that gout occurs more often in veterans that have been exposed to Agent Orange. So, it cannot be said that your gout is caused by Agent Orange. In the general epidemiologic studies looking for increased incidence of diseases, gout has not been identified as one of the diseases. If I can provide any further information, please let me know.
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 1 year ago.
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