|Fun times with gout, a condition that I have developed this year (due to my kidney failure from Alport Syndrome). Image by James Gillray - The Gout by James Gillray. Published May 14th 1799. Via copy at , Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3796712|
I am grateful to be able to live now, where I have medicines like colchicine and allopurinol to treat the age-old affliction of gout.
I think in the past I would have had to resort to various plasters, as evidenced by the medical ads in historical newspapers:
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