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Gout - Symptoms

The symptom of a gout attack is sudden, intense pain, swelling and redness of the affected joint. During this period, the skin around the joint may also be very tender to touch. Patients with an acute attack may find walking very difficult and painful.

In the chronic stage, patients may have persistent pain and reduced function of the affected joint. Urate crystals may also form tophi.

Gout - Preparing for surgery

Gout - Post-surgery care

Gout - Other Information