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http://curegoutpainnow.com - Gout is a painful condition, often affecting the toes, but it can affect many other joints as well. Gout knee is particularly painful. If left alone it can get worse, turn ...

http://curegoutpainnow.com - Gout is a painful condition, often affecting the toes, but it can affect many other joints as well. Gout knee is particularly painful. If left alone it can get worse, turn into a chronic problem and even cause permanent damage.

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  • Gout knee
  • The majority of people get their first gout attackin their toes
  • But over time it can spread to other joints.
  • Gout in the knee joint is incredibly painful.
  • Your knee becomes swollen, stiff, and you cannot use it at all.
  • During a gout attack the knee joint gets very tender and hot.
  • Walking becomes difficult, and you cannot even fold your leg.
  • When you have a gout attack in the knee joint, it can appear to be infected.
  • The knee swells and the pain may extend to your lower legs also.
  • Excessive heat in the swollen area, red discoloration and pain are the outward symptoms.
  • Gout knee can be clinically diagnosed and confirmed by examination of synovial fluid from the inflamed knee joint.
  • Presence of urate crystals in the fluid are a definitive test for gout.
  • In blood tests the hyperurecemia will be evident with high levels of blood uric acid.
  • Treatment of gout is aimed at stopping the pain and reducing the inflammation.
  • For this various types of treatments are available ranging from medication to natural and home remedies.
  • If you choose medication you will be on it for long periods of time to prevent recurrence of gout attacks.
  • This long usage of medication can cause many adverse effects in your body.
  • There are many types of natural and home remedies to treat and manage gout knee.
  • These are very simple, economical and safe to use.
  • You have to make adjustments in your diet, and you must cut back on foods that are rich in purines.
  • Increasing the amount of Vitamin C and fresh fruit and vegetables is very beneficial.
  • Water is an important part of the treatment and you must drink at least 10 to 12 glasses of water daily.
  • This will help your body to eliminate the excessive uric acid that is produced in your body.
  • If gout knee is not treated in the early stage it may become recurrent and begin to return often.
  • It may begin to turn up in other joints too.
  • Long term gout problems can eventually lead to permanent joint damage.