Gout is a form of arthritis that often sneaks up in the middle of the night (we'll explain why it usually occurs at night later - it's the key to curing gout), suddenly attacking your joints with a deep, persistent pain. Gout most often results when needle-like crystals of uric acid form in the body’s connective tissue or lodge themselves in the space between two bones (i.e., in the joints).
These uric acid crystals inflame the surrounding area and lead to inflammatory arthritis. This inflammatory arthritis is responsible for heat, pain, redness, stiffness, and swelling commonly associated with attacks of gout.What are the Symptoms of Gout?The #1 biggest symptom of gout is extreme pain, swelling, throbbing and heat in the joint of your big toe.
If you've never had gout before, you might not understand how easy it is for doctors to diagnose gout.Your doctor can do a test for the presence of uric acid crystals in your joint fluid (by taking a sample of the fluid in the affected joint), but most likely he will recognize the unique symptoms to diagnose that you do indeed have gout.Other symptoms of gout include:
Left big toe inflamed with gout
Tophaceous Gout in left ring finger joint
If you experience any of the above signs or symptoms, it is very possible that you are suffering from gout. A visit to your doctor can quickly confirm if you are indeed afflicted with gout and can begin your process toward healing.
Gout in the left wrist MCP joint - right hand is normal for comparison
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