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- Website: Mayo Clinic
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Gout symptoms include sudden severe pain, redness, and tenderness in the joints. Treatment usually involves medications. Limiting alcohol, sugars and foods high in purines (eg. red meat and seafood) can help prevent gout attacks.
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Rated on: 8/2/2016 12:55:45 PM
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