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Gout what caused it ?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Uric acid

In gout, uric acid over accumulates in the body.
When the uric acid crystallizes, it forms microscopic needle shaped crystals. A gout arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications.

In brief: Uric acid

In gout, uric acid over accumulates in the body.
When the uric acid crystallizes, it forms microscopic needle shaped crystals. A gout arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Gout

It is caused by not metabolizing the uric acid which accumulates in blood and joints and the kidney forming crystals that produce inflammation and pain, causing gouty arthritis and kidney stones.

In brief: Gout

It is caused by not metabolizing the uric acid which accumulates in blood and joints and the kidney forming crystals that produce inflammation and pain, causing gouty arthritis and kidney stones.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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