Gout is a chronic condition for which no cure exists, as of 2015, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Successful treatment options to manage the symptoms of gout include changes in diet and medication. More »

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Treatment for gout focuses on quick pain relief and the prevention of future gout attacks that can result in kidney damage and joint damage, according to WebMD. The type of medication prescribed depends on whether the at... More »

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Although gout is not curable with home treatment, some home remedies may help alleviate symptoms, explains Mayo Clinic. These remedies include drinking plenty of water and other nonalcoholic drinks; avoiding foods rich i... More »

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While cherries and cherry juice do not cure gout, they can help reduce symptoms and flare-ups, as reported by Arthritis Foundation. For maximum benefits, a handful of tart varieties is recommended. More »

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Ice packs are often used to relieve the pain of gout, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Patients should elevate the affected limb, as well. A cold compress is an appropriate substitute for ice, states the American C... More »

Ways to reduce gout swelling include taking anti-inflammatory medication, icing and elevating the affected area, increasing fluid intake and practicing relaxation techniques, as stated by Arthritis Foundation. Gout resul... More »

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Although there is no known cure for gout as of 2015, a treatment course for managing gout symptoms involves a combination of medication and lifestyle changes, states the Arthritis Foundation. Individuals who suffer from ... More »

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