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My father has a gout on his hand, knee and both of his feet. He cannot sleep because of the pain. Please tell me what can I do to atleast relieve the pain. Thank you so much.

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Dr. Fred Gallo
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Gout treatments: Gout is a form of arthritis caused by the accumulation of uric acid crystals. There are dietary and medication solutions available. See your physician.
Answered on Feb 24, 2018
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