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How are gout and athlete's foot different?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 32 years experience
See below. : Athletes foot is a fungal infection caused by excessive moisture, warmth and lack of exposure to air. Gout is a systemic disease that causes uric acid crystals to deposit in a joint causing severe pain and inflammation.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Several: Gout is caused by an increase in uric acid and causes pain in the joints. Athletes foot is a fungal infection that spreads thru out the skin.

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