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    Gout is an inflammatory arthritis in the joints which usually occurs in your foot and is caused by a buildup of uric acid. If left untreated it can spread to your knees, ankle, hands, and wrist.

    • Tenderness in joint
    • Stiffness in joint
    • Sudden and severe pain in joint usually at night or early morning
    • Fever and chills
    • Body aches
    • OTC medications
    • Prescription medications
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