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My lower legs and feet began to turn purple. I was diagnose

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my lower legs and feet began to turn purple. I was diagnose with gout and a uratic acid leve of 15.3 and went on allopurinol 3 weeks ago, legs and feet returning to normal now. I have heart disease/failure, diabetes and kidney disease. Any correlation in all of this?
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: Father had heart disease. I was in intensive care in February for heart failure
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had 4 heart attacks in 3 days in Jan 2003. Much damage to my heart and I had a triple bypass at that time.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 10 months ago.

Which parts of the legs & feet was purple?

Was it over joints only?

How was the pain?