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Using Natural Remedies for Gout

Learn about natural remedies for gout, such as vitamin C, cherries, and diet. You don't necessarily have to worry about expensive medications. Gout is a type of arthritis characterized by sudden, intense pain, redness, heat, swelling, and...

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Gout

Gout happens when uric acid crystals form in a joint, causing pain and redness. Reviewed by a board-certified rheumatologist.

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Taking Colchicine to Treat Gout

Colchicine is a treatment option for gout. For safe use of the drug, here are 10 things you should know about colchicine. Colchicine is a prescription medication available under the brand name Colcrys or in generic form. Colchicine is a...

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How Are Gout Crystals Removed?

Surgery is sometimes needed to remove the gout deposits called tophi. Learn more about treatment and when surgery is necessary. If you’ve been diagnosed with gout, you may wonder, can gout be removed? Gout can be an extremely painful condition. A...

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Using Natural Remedies for Gout

Learn about natural remedies for gout, such as vitamin C, cherries, and diet. You don't necessarily have to worry about expensive medications. Gout is a type of arthritis characterized by sudden, intense pain, redness, heat, swelling, and...

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Fish and Gout: What to Eat, What to Avoid

Is fish OK to eat if you have gout? Learn about the different varieties, preparation, and recommended daily amounts for gout patients. Certain fish dishes are great sources of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, lean protein, and essential vitamins...

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How Gout Is Diagnosed

Gout can sometimes be diagnosed on symptoms alone but often requires blood tests, imaging tests, and an analysis of joint fluids to confirm the diagnosis. The presence of gout on a joint can often be seen pretty clearly, but a doctor will often want...

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What Foods to Avoid With Gout

Learn what foods to avoid if you have gout, why, recommended daily intake, examples, and easy tips for a healthy lifestyle. Gout is one of the oldest recognized forms of arthritis, with a medical history dating back to the Middle Ages. It was...

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Tomatoes and Gout: Pros and Cons

Traditionally considered a healthful low-purine food, tomatoes may also be gout triggers. Explore the pros and cons of tomatoes and gout. Tomatoes have traditionally been considered a gout-friendly, nutrient-rich food, but some research suggests...

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Food Swaps for Gout-Friendly Recipes

Avoiding foods high in purine can help prevent painful gout attacks. When looking at recipes, learn ways to swap irritating foods with alternatives. Gout is an excruciating form of arthritis that's possible to manage using the right dietary tweaks....

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How to Prevent Gout

Gout is a painful form of arthritis caused by uric acid crystals. Self-management strategies like dietary changes and quitting smoking can help you avoid gout. Gout is a painful inflammatory condition caused by the formation of uric acid crystals in...

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