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What is the best gout treatment?

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Dr. Deep Patel
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Antiinflammatories, soaking foot in warm epsom salts water, drinking a lot of water, avoid gouty foods.

In brief: Yes

Antiinflammatories, soaking foot in warm epsom salts water, drinking a lot of water, avoid gouty foods.
Dr. Deep Patel
Dr. Deep Patel
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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Gout treatment

Anti-inflammatory meds are still the most common treatment if there are only rare attacks.
In recurrent cases there are medications to lower uric acid and prevent the attacks, Allopurinol or uloric other meds will treat acute attacks such as Colchicine if the diarrhea doesnt get you. Steroids can also be used in some cases. Diet prevention is always best. Watch your purines.

In brief: Gout treatment

Anti-inflammatory meds are still the most common treatment if there are only rare attacks.
In recurrent cases there are medications to lower uric acid and prevent the attacks, Allopurinol or uloric other meds will treat acute attacks such as Colchicine if the diarrhea doesnt get you. Steroids can also be used in some cases. Diet prevention is always best. Watch your purines.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
Thank
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