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Steroid courses work wonders for gout related swelling.
Oral prednisone can be used starting at 60 mg daily then tapering within 2 weeks.
Another option is steroid injection in the swollen joint for faster action.
Another medication that can help i Colchicine oral tablets.
Colchicine also requires prescription like steroids.
You can discuss these options with your doctor.
It is better for you to see a joint specialist like rheumatologist for better management.
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