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Gout is a type of arthritis that develops when the levels of uric acid in the blood is high (hyperuricemia). This condition happens when the body makes extra uric acid due to consumption of foods rich in purines. Gout usually develops in the toes, knees, fingers, wrist, ankles, elbows and heels. Men are more susceptible to gout than women. The affected person experience swelling, severe pain and tenderness ...

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Treatment for gout

Gout is a severe attack of pain, redness and soreness in the joints, usually at the bottom part of the big toe. Gout is a complex form of arthritis that can affect anyone but men are more susceptible while women can be affected after menopause. A severe attack of gout can cause interruption while sleeping at night with a sensation that the big toe is on fire. The affected area is inflamed; feels hot and eve ...

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