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What are the differences between gout and arthritis?
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: See below
Gout is one of many types of arthritis.
Arthritis just means "joint inflammation" and is not itself a disease. Gout is a disease characterized by joint inflammation due to an auto-inflammatory reaction to crystals caused by elevated levels of uric acid.

In brief: See below
Gout is one of many types of arthritis.
Arthritis just means "joint inflammation" and is not itself a disease. Gout is a disease characterized by joint inflammation due to an auto-inflammatory reaction to crystals caused by elevated levels of uric acid.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Gout is arthritis
Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis caused by uric acid crystals in the joints.

In brief: Gout is arthritis
Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis caused by uric acid crystals in the joints.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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