Symptoms of Gout And its Levels

When you come across burning pains near the joints, you can conclude it as arthritis. The condition that is related to arthritis from long time is known as Gout. Normally, Gout occurs when the crystals of uric acid builds up in the joints. At this stage, it is also recognized as uric acid crystal-triggered arthritis.

Symptoms of the Gout:
 
Some of the symptoms of the Gout are in the joint of the foot, hand, wrist, elbow, knee, ankle and it is more possible to have in the large toe. Some cases also proved that it is also found in the hips and the shoulder spines. This aliment is normally restricted to the local area and doesn’t expand to other joints.
 
There will be irritation and affected joints will be painful having redness all-around, swelling and stiffness at the joint around the Gout. Some of the other symptoms include the swelling in the large toe, arch of the foot, knee, knuckle, elbow, hip and ball of the foot and in the wrist. Some particular signs also include the skin lumps, gouty arthritis and the arthritis, which can slowly become apparent.
 
When you are in motion, the area will become more painful and if you covered the area that is affected, then the pain will worsen. Another symptom that is found is the excessive production of the uric acid and this is one of the reasons for developing the gout.
 
Gout levels:
 
There are mainly four levels for gout. The first stage is known as the asymptomatic. At this stage, the uric level goes from normal to a higher level. The second stage is called as the acute stage, where there are mild symptoms. The third stage is the inter-critical stage, where it may last for many years. Lastly, the final stage is the chronic stage, where in the there are more frequent attacks, while it affects the joints simultaneously.



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