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Treatment and Prevention of Gout

A gout-related flare-up can be painful, but prevention of gout comes from medication and a change in diet. Only in the rarest cases will you need surgery. Gout treatment includes non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), colchicine, and steroids.

Dr. Holly Atkinson

This video features Dr. Holly Atkinson. Dr. Holly Atkinson specializes in Internal Medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine as well as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Duration: 03:42.
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Holly Atkinson, Dr. Mera Goodman . Review date: January 12, 2017
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