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Muscles, joints and bonesGout

Gout is one of the most painful forms of arthritis. It results from the overload of uric acid in the body which results in the breaking into tiny crystals and getting decomposed in the joint area of the body. It is considered a chronic and progressive disease. However, gout can be treated by following a specific diet. It is one of the most frequently reported illnesses in the medical history.

The indications include:

• Red shiny hot tender and swollen skin above the affected area and presence of tophi below the skin are indicative of gout.

• Unbearable pain in the joints.

• The affected joint may be swollen and warm to touch and the skin around the joints is red or purple.

• Pain is felt in the arch of the foot.

• Ball of the foot gets inflamed and starts aching.

• Sudden intense pain in one joint, generally big toe as well as joints of knees, ankles, feet, wrists and hands and swollen red skin, it may indicate onset of gout.

• The affected joint may be swollen and warm to touch and the skin around the joints is red or purple.

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