GoutOverview

overview

Gout causes sudden swelling and severe pain in your joints.

symptoms

Symptoms of gout include sudden pain and swelling in a joint, such as your big toe or knees.

treatments_overview

An attack of gout can be treated with ibuprofen. Sticking to a healthy weight, reducing alcohol and regular exercise can help prevent further attacks.

Page last reviewed: 24/08/2017
Next review due: 24/08/2020