Gout - Topic Overview
Read about gouty arthritis causes (high-purine diet, uric acid), symptoms (pain, swelling, inflammation), diagnosis, and treatment (medication, reducing alcohol intake).
Gout - Treatment Overview
Read about the goals for gout treatment.
Gout - Symptoms
Gout usually develops after a number of years of buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints and surrounding tissues. Learn the symptoms of gout.
Gout - Cause
Learn more about gout and what causes it.
Gout - Prevention
Gout usually develops after a number of years of buildup of uric acid crystals in the joints and surrounding tissue. You probably won't know that you have an elevated uric acid level in your blood until you have had your first gout attack. However, you ca
Gout - Home Treatment
Find out how to take care of your gout at home.
Gout - Medications
Learn about drugs used to treat gout.
Gout - When To Call a Doctor
Find out when you should call a doctor about gout.
Gout - Health Tools
Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Eating plan for gout ...
Gout - Surgery
Gout can usually be successfully treated by eliminating causes and taking medications to relieve symptoms. However, if gouty symptoms have occurred off and on without treatment for more than 10 years, uric acid crystals may have accumulated in the joints.