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What is the best relief from gout?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: You need a diagnosis
Gout is a symptom and it must be clarified as to why your have it and what kind you have.
People with gout have an elevated uric acid which can develop urate crystals which can precipitate in body tissues including joints. Treating gout includes stopping the attacks with colchicine, nsaids etc and lowering uric acid levels with medications such as benemid, (probenecid) Allopurinol and febuxostat.

In brief: You need a diagnosis
Gout is a symptom and it must be clarified as to why your have it and what kind you have.
People with gout have an elevated uric acid which can develop urate crystals which can precipitate in body tissues including joints. Treating gout includes stopping the attacks with colchicine, nsaids etc and lowering uric acid levels with medications such as benemid, (probenecid) Allopurinol and febuxostat.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Vani Velkuru
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Dietary modification
Depends on the severity.
But first is to make dietary changes and avoiding alcohol.

In brief: Dietary modification
Depends on the severity.
But first is to make dietary changes and avoiding alcohol.
Dr. Vani Velkuru
Dr. Vani Velkuru
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