Gout

What causes gout?

Gout happens when urate crystals get deposited into joints triggering a very painful inflammatory reaction in that joint, most commonly the big toe joint. The urate crystals typically end up in the joints when there is too much in the blood and...

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What is gout?

Gout is a painful inflammatory arthritis of a joint (and occasionally other tissues) that comes about due to an inflammatory reaction to the depositing of uric acid crystals into the joint. The body deposits the uric acid crystals into joints when...

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