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could a sprained ankle make my gout flare up?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: Trauma can incite a gout flare up.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 49 years experience
Yes: Any trauma, surgery or infection can cause gout to flair up.

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