There can be. Gout flare ups cause severe pain and can damage joints. This can lead to chronic joint pain. If pain persists, have it evaluated. There may be a variety of treatment options. Dr l.
Yes. It depends on the effective of gout in the joint that causes the damage. Residual damage can cause pain. Eventually as the healing occurs the pain can resolve.
May need more time. A bad gout attack, if not treated early, can last 2-3 weeks. In some cases, depending on the joint involved, fluid might need to be drawn off by needle, and cortisone injected. Sometimes symptoms persist due to dietary choices.
May be joint damage. Gout will attack the joints. This can cause damage to the articular cartilage of the joint. If this damage is severe enough it can cause permanent discomfort. Antiinflammatories can help. If this persists, then see your podiatrist for an evaluation.