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Tuesday Q & A: Paying attention to diet may help prevent gout flare-up

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes gout? I have had one attack and am not on treatment but am watching my diet. Is it possible that I won’t have additional attacks or need treatment for it, or is it likely to come back again? ANSWER: Gout is a form of arthritis [...]

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Gout Isn’t Always Easy to Prove: CT Scans Help Catch Cases Traditional Test Misses

Accurate diagnosis key because painful disease treated differently than other forms of arthritis ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 25, 2014 — Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been [...]

Created by Sharon Theimer