what is treatment for gout attack?

What is the immedite relief for gout swelling and pain?

Initial treatment for a gout attack is usually with a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as Motrin. Try to learn what causes your own gout attacks. Here are few tips that can help prevent gout attacks:

  • Keep your weight under control. Obesity has been linked to gout.
  • Take adequate fluid.
  • Avoid a purine-rich diet.
  • Reduce alcohol consumption.
  • Fruits such as fresh cherries, strawberries, blueberries, and other red-blue berries, bananas, oranges, pineapple are beneficial.
  • Include vegetables such as kale, cabbage, parsley, green-leafy vegetables, celery, tomatoes, red cabbage, red bell peppers, potatoes.
  • Take low-fat dairy products.