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What are the symptoms of gout?

What are the symptoms of gout?

Usually joint pain: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin ( painful if large and draining through the skin). Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read more

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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of gout ?

Usually joint pain: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin ( painful if large and draining through the skin). Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gout or pseudo gout?

What are the symptoms of gout or pseudo gout?

Gout: Is a collection of uric acid crystals in a joint, usually a smaller joint, and typically (but not always) the big toe joint. Pseudogout is caused by calcium oxalate crystals. The sudden onset of pain, redness and swelling is the same, but pseudogout tends to involve larger joints like the knees and elbows. ...Read more

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Help please what are the symptoms for gout?

Gout: Pain, redness, swelling over a joint of the body; commonly the great toe joint of the foot. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of gout and how serious can it be if untreated?

Gout gives pain!: The main symptom of gout is pain. Really, really bad pain. Tends to show up first in the big toe, then can spread to other joints in subsequent bouts. It is treatable, but without treatment the repeated bouts of inflammation can lead to more permanent joint damage - gouty arthritis. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of gout?

See below: Red, warm swollem joint in absence of trauma or wound. Often followed after eating certain foods such as shell fish, red meat or alcohol. Pain non and off weight bearing. Can prevent one from sleeping. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of the disease 'gout'?

Gout: Gout causes pain swelling redness limited motion of the affected joint. It can have a predilection for the big toe joint but can also hit the metatarsal phalangeal joint ankle knee elbow and ear lobe. Gout has it's own arthritic changes. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms that people with gout on their foot suffer from?

Gout gives pain!: The main symptom of gout is pain. Really, really bad pain. Tends to show up first in the big toe, then can spread to other joints in subsequent bouts. It is treatable, but without treatment the repeated bouts of inflammation can lead to more permanent joint damage - gouty arthritis. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of gout bad?

Are the symptoms of gout bad?

Yes: Gout can cause red, swollen, painful joints. Sometimes it can be asymptomatic. The joint between the foot and the big toe is often involved. These symptoms typically occur after a large meal or after drinking alcohol. Can also occur in the knee. Caused by purine metabolism problems. Gout should be evaluated and treated by a physician. ...Read more

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