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Could there be acid build up in knees?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Goutmonosodium urate

There are different types of acid.
The most common we associate knee pain and arthritis is gouty arthritis. Gout is related to a build up of uric acid in the body with increased uric acid storage and the deposition in the joints of sodium urate crystals ( crystal related to uric acid). Uric acid crystals can be seen in the urine, but in the joint it is monosodium urate crystals.

In brief: Goutmonosodium urate

There are different types of acid.
The most common we associate knee pain and arthritis is gouty arthritis. Gout is related to a build up of uric acid in the body with increased uric acid storage and the deposition in the joints of sodium urate crystals ( crystal related to uric acid). Uric acid crystals can be seen in the urine, but in the joint it is monosodium urate crystals.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Yes, It is possible

Gout is a condition where uric acid crystallizes within joints or tendons.
Have it evaluated by a professional to determine the cause of your problem.

In brief: Yes, It is possible

Gout is a condition where uric acid crystallizes within joints or tendons.
Have it evaluated by a professional to determine the cause of your problem.
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