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Can gout be cured?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not

Most people how have gout have all the time, you minimize the symptoms by adhere to diet and take medications and avoid aggravating factors.

In brief: Not

Most people how have gout have all the time, you minimize the symptoms by adhere to diet and take medications and avoid aggravating factors.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine

In brief: With medicine

Gout is "curable" by medication which works up to 90% of the time to lower uric acid, but the medicines must be taken long term. New data suggests that some people can eventually stop meds.

In brief: With medicine

Gout is "curable" by medication which works up to 90% of the time to lower uric acid, but the medicines must be taken long term. New data suggests that some people can eventually stop meds.
Dr. Angus Worthing
Dr. Angus Worthing
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