Acute Gout Treatment – Relieving the Sudden Onset of Pain When a Gout flare occurs, there is much swelling and pain of the joints. This video discusses the treatment options that are available for such an event and prevention for future attacks. In This VideoJemima Albayda, MDDr. Albayda is an Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology. She is the Director of the Rapid Arthritis Care and Evaluation [RACE] Clinic and heads the rheumatology musculoskeletal ultrasound program.