My husband has recently been diagnosed with gout. It is severe. At this time he cannot walk it is so bad. Any advice?
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replied May 15th, 2017
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

NSAIDs and colchicine can be used for flares. Avoid allopurinol during flares. Local ice application over affected area/ joint may also help. Uric acid level stabilization should be the aim after resolution of the flare.

Wishing you best of health

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