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What is the best way to treat gout?

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In brief: Gout

Acute attack of gout can be treated with anti inflammatory medications or prednisone or colchicine.
Recurrent attacks can be prevented by taking medications like allopurinol. Dietary factors do influence the frequency of attacks . .

In brief: Gout

Acute attack of gout can be treated with anti inflammatory medications or prednisone or colchicine.
Recurrent attacks can be prevented by taking medications like allopurinol. Dietary factors do influence the frequency of attacks . .
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In brief: Gout

Attacks are best treated with either an anti inflammatory or prednisone.
Prevention can be started when well to lower Uric acid and reduce attacks with medications such as allopurinol febuxostat and lifestyle changes. See your GP and they'll get things underway for you - it's a fairly common thing we see

In brief: Gout

Attacks are best treated with either an anti inflammatory or prednisone.
Prevention can be started when well to lower Uric acid and reduce attacks with medications such as allopurinol febuxostat and lifestyle changes. See your GP and they'll get things underway for you - it's a fairly common thing we see
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In brief: Diet control

Dietary restriction of foods rich in uric acid are the best way to avoid flare ups of gout.
However in more frequent or severe flare ups anti inflammatories or steroids may be required to treat the symptoms. See the link below for further information on gout. https://patient.info/health/gout-leaflet

In brief: Diet control

Dietary restriction of foods rich in uric acid are the best way to avoid flare ups of gout.
However in more frequent or severe flare ups anti inflammatories or steroids may be required to treat the symptoms. See the link below for further information on gout. https://patient.info/health/gout-leaflet
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In brief: Gout

Treated with NSAIDS or prednisone.
Diet advice to prevent it .
Also for chronic gout allopurinol is used . Discuss with your doctor the exact regimen and use of these medications .

In brief: Gout

Treated with NSAIDS or prednisone.
Diet advice to prevent it .
Also for chronic gout allopurinol is used . Discuss with your doctor the exact regimen and use of these medications .
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In brief: Healthy lifestyle

treatment of gout aim at decreasing pain and inflammation , the first step is to avoid the preventable causes as excess meat and seafood, obesity, excess alcohol, treating blood pressure, avoid prolonged fasting or overeating.

there are medications that can treat acute gout or sometimes for prevention for recurrent gouty attaches: your doctor will prescribe the right medicine for you

In brief: Healthy lifestyle

treatment of gout aim at decreasing pain and inflammation , the first step is to avoid the preventable causes as excess meat and seafood, obesity, excess alcohol, treating blood pressure, avoid prolonged fasting or overeating.

there are medications that can treat acute gout or sometimes for prevention for recurrent gouty attaches: your doctor will prescribe the right medicine for you
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Dr. Harold Fields
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In brief: Gout

Gout is caused by increased Uric acid level.
It can be treated with medication that reduces your Uric acid. Dietary control of certain foods also help. I would see your physician

In brief: Gout

Gout is caused by increased Uric acid level.
It can be treated with medication that reduces your Uric acid. Dietary control of certain foods also help. I would see your physician
Dr. Harold Fields
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