Gout

About- Gout also called gouty arthritis is a kind of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid in the joints and causes sudden, intense pain, swelling, redness, and tenderness in the joints.
 
Symptoms-
Gout Intense joint pain
Gout Joint discomfort
Gout Limited movement of joint
Gout Nodules under the skin 
Gout Swollen, tender, warm and red joint
 
Causes-

Gout occurs due to high levels of uric acid in the blood.
 
Risk factors
Gout Certain medications
Gout Chronic lead exposure 
Gout Diabetes
Gout Diet with rich in meat and seafood
Gout Drink beverages sweetened with fruit sugar (fructose) 
Gout Family history of gout
Gout Heart disease
Gout High blood pressure
Gout Kidney diseases
Gout Metabolic syndrome
Gout Obesity 
Gout Recent surgery or trauma
 
Specialist to visit
Rheumatologist Rheumatologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.cdc.gov
https://www.nhs.uk

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