A 44-year-old member asked:
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is there bad joint tenderness after gout?

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It depends on the effective of gout in the joint that causes the damage. Residual damage can cause pain. Eventually as the healing occurs the pain can resolve.
Answered on May 6, 2019
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
There can be: Gout flare ups cause severe pain and can damage joints. This can lead to chronic joint pain. If pain persists, have it evaluated. There may be a variety of treatment options. Dr l.
Answered on Jun 21, 2012

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