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Gout relief/remedy suggestions wanted.

(5 Posts)
vienna1981 Fri 20-Nov-15 15:07:01

I have gout in the big toe of my right foot. Hurts like buggery. Been taking anti-inflamms from doctor for the last two days. No noticeable change so far. Paracetamol only helping with pain when I keep seated for a while but I can't sit down much as I have a largely manual job. Every step is awkward agony. Thankyou.

SauvignonBlanche Fri 20-Nov-15 16:09:37

Poor you, that's so painful!
I know DH says he has to drink plenty, cherry juice is recommended. Are you following a gout diet?

vienna1981 Fri 20-Nov-15 17:56:52

Thanks Sauvignon. No, I don't know what a gout diet is. Doctor gave me the naproxen and said to take with paracetamol for the pain.

SauvignonBlanche Fri 20-Nov-15 18:01:44

Here you go.

vienna1981 Fri 20-Nov-15 18:14:16

Thankyou SB. I'll have a look this evening.

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