Tormented by gout, these are the signs

JAKARTA – Gout is one of the most popular joint inflammatory diseases in Indonesia. Unfortunately many do not realize what the signs are the inflammationAs a result, suddenly uric acid levels are high and difficult to overcome.

This disease usually attacks the joints in the feet, wrists and fingers.
The cause is usually due to consuming too many foods that contain excessive purines, which results in the occurrence of crystal buildup excessive.

Arthritis on this one can usually be cured by taking prescription drugs. Here are some signs of uric acid inflammation, as quoted by Thehealthsite page.

1. Pain in the joints
Like all other forms of arthritis, it also causes joint pain. However, in this case, the joint pain is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the synovial fluid around the joint. These crystals cause the joints to become inflamed.

Its characteristic feature is that it affects the big toe or the first metatarsophalengeal (MTP) joint in the foot. Knees, ankles, wrists, fingers, elbows are also among the affected areas. The pain is usually throbbing and very severe at night.

2. Inflammation
Sudden redness, heat and swollen joints are usually the first symptoms of chronic gout or gouty arthritis. Swelling and redness are seen around the affected joint. The joint becomes very soft when it is acute.

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