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Where does it hurt when you have Gout? 5 (5)

Gout is a common and complex form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in one or more joints, often in the big toe.An attack of gout can occur suddenly and can often cause you to wake up in the middle of the night with the feeling that your big toe is on fire. The affected joint is hot, swollen and so tender that even the weight of…

Where does Gout start? 4.5 (22)

The gout attack appears very suddenly and is very painful. The affected joint is swollen and red. Over time and without appropriate treatment, the persistence of a high level of uric acid in the blood leads to the formation of painless lumps, called tophus, in the joints and under the skin.Only one joint in the lower limb. Sometimes several joints are affected at the same time, which is called gouty polyarthritis. Other joints may be affected : hands, wrists, elbows,…
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Gout Symptoms? 0 (0)

Learn all about gout symptoms in this article!Gout refers to inflammation of the joints caused by deposits of uric Acid crystals. This substance comes from the breakdown of food, particularly food of animal origin.  The kidneys usually eliminate uric acid.  The kidneys usually eliminate excess uric acid from the blood. However, if too much uric acids is in the blood it can build up in joints and cause inflammation. This is called the gout attack.  This is a more common…