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What is Gout?

Gout is a common and painful condition that affects the joints. Small crystals form in and around the joint, causing inflammation, pain and swelling. For more information about gout including:-

  • What is gout?
  • Who is affected by gout?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • What causes it?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • What will happen to me?
  • Can gout be prevented?
  • What can I do during a gout attack?

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