A 54-year-old member asked:
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can gout affect the ankles?

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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Gout can affect any joint. You should get evaluated and treated as uncontrolled gout can cause damage.
Answered on Dec 14, 2014
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