Gout | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What treatment is best for me?
  • When can I expect my symptoms to improve?
  • Am I at risk for long-term joint damage?
  • Am I at risk for other types of arthritis?
  • What lifestyle changes can I make at home to relieve my pain and slow joint damage?


Diagnosis and Management of Gout by JR Pittman, Pharm.D. and MH Bross, M.D. (American Family Physician April 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/990401ap/1799.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 07/13
Created: 09/00