It seems premature to give up on your job but I have no idea how easy it would be for you to find something else, how much of a setback you might expect by losing whatever seniority you’ve got and so forth.
Beating this thing might take time and might possibly involve being less physically active for a while but it’s way too early to tell. It doesn’t sound like your gout problem is as of yet very bad so let’s not assume you’ll be one of the ones who has a hard time beating it.
If you had test results and an experienced doctor, you might have a clearer picture of the road ahead. The appropriate medical specialist for gout is called a rheumatologist but having a piece of paper with a job title is of course not the same thing as having skill or experience…
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