I am 68. Had bulbar polio at age 4. Have severe osteoarthritis, multiple joint replacements, fusions. Having my fourth episode of gout -like pain in all joints. No swelling or redness. Tested negative for rheumatoid and other auto-immune diseases in October 2017. Second episode in oct. of 17, third episode the middle of April, 2018 treated with 6day prednisone regimen. This episode, haven t seen doctor yet, it s been going on for 5days. What do you think?