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First acute attack of gout in most cases subsides in 3–10 days. Treatment with medications can effectively control pain in acute gout attack within 12 to 48 hours.
Gout is a common type of inflammatory arthritis that causes sudden and severe pain, swelling and tenderness. It is caused because of deposition of excess uric acid (hyperuricemia) in joints and other tissues of the body.
Gout is a common type of inflammatory arthritis, which can affect anyone. Any joint in the body can be affected, but it most commonly affects the joint of the big toe.