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Have pains in my feet and ankles like gout have been tacking

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have pains in my feet and ankles like gout have been tacking Prednisolone tables as said on box . it eased for a wile .t am no trying Paracetamol 6 per day no change .is it that i have a small glass of 1 part whisky/3 parts ginger wine every night before going to bed.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
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Yes correct.
Alcohol like whiskey is no good for gout.
It worsens gout attack.
Please stop whiskey and you will see improvement soon.
Also avoid red meat, seafood.
That will help also to keep uric acid down.
You can try Ibuprofen which is stronger than paracetamol for pain control.
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