2. How Doctors Treat Gout

If you have gout attacks, known as gout flare-ups, your doctor may prescribe several types of medications to treat gout. These include NSAIDS, medications that deal with gout flare-ups, medications that prevent gout flare-ups, and steroids if you have problems with the other medications. Your doctor may also recommend diet and lifestyle changes.

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