Tag: gout attacks

Antigout Medications, How Effective Are They?

There are two main objectives of antigout medications, to treat the painful gouty inflammation and to reduce the uric acid levels in the body to prevent future gout attacks. Antigout medication can be classified in to 2 categories: short-term and long-term. Short-term antigout medications are mainly pain killers or some anti-inflammatory drugs. The objective of…
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April 23, 2015 0

How Long Does Gout Pain Last?

A gout newbie got his very first attack of gout about six days ago. He opted to treat it with anti-inflammatory drugs, ice pack, drink plenty of water, and eat a lot of cherries. The swelling is gone and after two days and he could walk normally. However, the lower part of his big toe…
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April 17, 2015 0

The Birth of www.GoutDemystified.com

Hello World! April 17, 2015 is the day this website is born and it is also the date when my book, “Gout Demystified” approved for printing. I realized I need a platform to gather and share knowledge and experience of gout patients around the world, I guess it is best to start with a proper…
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