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    Is there a cure for gout?

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    Dr Anna Dorai Raj


    Completed Rheumatology Training in 1998 and started working in Private Practice in 1999 in Canberra. Visiting Medical Officer at Canberra Hospital. Lecturer at Australian National … View Profile

    If the Serum Uric Acid is lowered to a target level and kept there over time it is possible to “cure” gout and avoid acute attacks of gout from occuring. The definitve drug to lower Serum Uric acid is Allopurinol and usually will need to be continued for life .

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