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Can gout begin in your ankles without any other symptoms, for no known reason?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
Don't know: You need to see your doctor for further evaluation to see if you have gout or some other arthritis.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Dr. Tariq Niazi commented
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
I believe it can. It could be Gout or pseudogout.
Apr 16, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
One can get gout: In the ankle - it would be for a reason...Elevated uric acid. And to find out make an appt with your doctor.

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