It’s not certain that how long gout attack last for. It varies on person to person. Gout can last anywhere from a few days to months. Gout if treated properly with the right medication or therapy will be healed more quickly. Staying away from alcoholic beverages, greasy foods and red meat can also help to get relief from gout faster. Gout can last for months if left untreated and eating foods such as pork, drinking beer. Gout can be very painful and it is recommended and advised people who suffer from gout to seek professional medical advice.