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Gout commonly afflicts a separate joint abruptly and intensely, most usually the 1st metatarsophalangeal or the (big toe). Gouty joints exhibit the most visibly red signs of inflammation of any of the hundred cases of arthritis.

Normally, gout patients are approximately 95% men, 5% women. An first attack of gout (50% of initial attacks affect the big toe) could last a few days to a couple of weeks and may go away even if untreated. Future attacks might not take place for weeks, months, years, or not at all. In intense cases, recurrent attacks taking place over a long period might cause damage to the joints and loss of movement. The big toe is eventually affected in ninety percent of cases. Knowing how to care for and treat gout is crucial for preventing future attacks.

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Gout Causing Foods - The 12 Most Common Foods That Cause Gout.

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