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I had a mild "gouty" attack in what feels to be the Superior and Inferior Fibular (peroneal) retinacula of the right foot. It's subsiding today but it was ongoing for a couple of weeks.

The cause was the nutrition supplement Insure. I had been taking it for several days prior to the onset. There's too much sugar in it.
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Last night I noticed discomfort in left knee, this morning it was starting to get stiff again and begin to swell. I walked around for a while this morning and it seems to have subsided, but still noticeable. 
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My left knee is still slightly swollen, but last night I started to feel some tiny spikes in pain and noticed the swelling further reduced.
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Uric acid, lung congestion and Mosquitoes.

When I was growing up, I was a notorious target for Mosquitoes. Most everyone around me would not be as bothered by Mosquitoes as I was. Walking in the woods I would look up and there would be huge clouds of mosquitoes hovering above me.

Now I wonder if uric acid might be exhaled through the lungs because I notice my lungs feel slightly congested just before and during a gout attack. It depends on how soluble Uric Acid is the vapor eliminated through breathing and sweat.
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Left leg: Areas described exhibited generalized swelling.

My pain over the last weeks migrated after my knee slowly regained mobility, to the areas occupied by the Plantar Fascia, Anterior and Posterior Tibial Tendon and the Sesamoid Bone or #1 Metatarsus.

Anterior Tibial Tendon:
Pain upon flexing, swelling around the Extensor Reticulum and tendons.
After spending days in bed and using a crutch, pain in this area on my foot intensified when raising my foot off the bed or the floor. Raising my foot caused this muscle to tense, aggravating the pain.

Plantar Fascia:
Gout pain + spasms + cramps.
This pain manifested mostly at night, and cramps in this muscle accompanied the gout pain. As I fell asleep this muscle would spasm and the pain would wake me up. It felt better when I stood on soft carpet which allowed the muscle to relax.

Sesamoid Bone:
The pain manifests almost directly in the area described by this diagram, at the joint of #1 Metatarsus (shown in diagram as adjacent to the Sesamoid Bone.)

Pain description:
The pain is a deep stinging sensation (as intense as a Bee sting) like grains of sand between the bone and tendons, at each end of the identified muscles.

I noticed a generalized pain at first, but as I recovery progressed I also noticed a difference between the pain at one end of the Plantar Fascia and the other end, as if the so-called sand grains under the tendon at the Heel bone dissipated faster, however, this might be a false perception as the gout remaining in the #1 Metatarsal was still intense.

Pain Maintenance:
(THIS IS NOT A RECOMMENDATION. CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN AND FOLLOW LABEL DIRECTIONS!)
I took 800 milligrams Ibuprofen every 8 hours. I was lucky not to have stomach bleeding. This stuff needs to be taken with food. The pain did not completely go away, it only enabled me to hobble to the kitchen and bathroom and immediately back to bed.

Recovery Maintenance:
I drank 3 liters of water per day and increased elimination rate with coffee. See: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17530681

When I worked at a Home Improvement warehouse, I would sweat profusely, after which I noticed deposits of salts on my black T-shirt when the sweat dried. From this I assumed that uric acid could be eliminated through sweat, but unfortunately this report contradicts my theory: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12817713
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I had a setback over the last few days but today seems to be an improvement. I'm able to flex my knee a little better and with Ibuprofen I could shower and change my clothes.
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I recently added Pedialyte to my diet as I drink around 3 liters of water per day. It seems like a tremendous help. With my electrolytes balanced I had no symptoms since my last report. I also added Campbell's soup and I eat more bananas.
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Today I noticed for the first time a complete absence of pain in my left knee while walking around. Hooray!
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I went to the store Sunday. My knee was not flexible enough to take stairs with each foot. I had to step down with my left foot, then bring my right foot down to the same step. Today I didn't need to undress to use the bathroom for the first time in a very long while. TMI?
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My left knee is nearly fully flexible again. It still hurts a little. I was able to go grocery shopping. I have a lot of trash to take out and laundry to haul up and down the stairs.
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Today I am able to walk with less pain. My knee is still too immobile to climb stairs. The swelling still modulates but to lesser degrees. I give myself two more days before I can finally go get my mail.
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An aggregate of online research regarding Gout
Introduction
I was diagnosed with "Chronic Gouty Arthritis" and suffered from attacks since 1999. Doing research online I found that no one seems to have a straight answer. I couldn't understand why no site seemed to be in agreement with another until I saw the pattern emerge that most sites are simply trying to sell you something and they try to distinguish themselves from other sites by making claims that don't match the other sites.

I am posting my own experiences with this condition. Accounts of treatments and remedies are unique to my physiology and metabolism. Consult your physician before attempting any remedy suggested here.