Healthy Living

Gout: Facts

Tests and Treatment

The clinical signs and symptoms are characteristic to suspect gout. Serum uric acid levels can detected which will be positive in patients with gout. Joint fluid microscopy will give a specific and diagnostic result.

Can you treat gout?

Yes, definitely! Your doctor may prescribe you the following drugs for an acute attack of gout:

  • Colchicine
  • NSAID’s or Coxibs to reduce the pain
  • Steroids
  • Allopurinol