Gout & Pseudogout

Causes  |  Symptoms  |  Treatment Options

What Is Gout & Pseudogout?

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Gout and pseudogout are types of joint problems in which crystals form in the joints, resulting in pain and swelling.

What Are The Symptoms Of Gout & Pseudogout?

Pain and swelling are common symptoms. This is often related to specific triggers such as certain foods and drinks.

What Are The Treatment Options Available For Gout & Pseudogout?

The long-term treatment of gout and pseudogout is with medication to control the crystal deposition in the joints.

Steroid injections may sometimes help in resolving acute exacerbations. In severe cases, surgery may be required.