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Can gout affect more than just joints?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

However, for the most part when it attacks it usually will attack one joint at a time.
It is known to be a monoarticular condition. Hoever, not every attack reads the textbook and there are instances of more than one joint having an attack simultaneously.

In brief: Yes

However, for the most part when it attacks it usually will attack one joint at a time.
It is known to be a monoarticular condition. Hoever, not every attack reads the textbook and there are instances of more than one joint having an attack simultaneously.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is a systemic disease.

In brief: Yes

It is a systemic disease.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Gout mainly affects joints but can affect the skin and the kidneys as well.
Modern treatments exist to control gout in all areas of the body. Prompt diagnosis and treatment may even prevent kidney or skin complications.

In brief: Yes

Gout mainly affects joints but can affect the skin and the kidneys as well.
Modern treatments exist to control gout in all areas of the body. Prompt diagnosis and treatment may even prevent kidney or skin complications.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

It can affect other organs such as kidneys as well.

In brief: Yes

It can affect other organs such as kidneys as well.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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