About The Condition


Attacks usually come on very quickly, and this sudden onset of symptoms is known as an acute attack. The pain is usually very severe. Gout is often sub-optimally treated, and newer research suggests that any patient who has had a gout attack should be offered medications to prevent further attacks and prevent damage

Useful Links

Gout is the most common type of inflammatory arthritis.

  1. Arthritis Research UK
  2. Arthritis care