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A 40-year-old male asked:

Diagnosed w/gout & ra. no swelling just pain. i get sudden excruciating pain in joints like a severe sprain. can last minutes or days. gout or other?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: Something does not compute. Gout is an intense inflammatory arthritis. No swelling=not gout. The same with ra. Have you seen a rheumatologist? If not, see one.
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