Can Gout Kill You?

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Gout is a painful condition that causes pain in the joints, especially in the big toe and is considered a form of arthritis. It is caused by too much uric acid building up in the body. Drinking too much can cause it to be worse. There are also some medications that can cause it. Gout is not deadly and is usually easy to treat. Sometimes even just taking anti-inflammatory medications will provide relief, but sometimes a prescription is needed for something like prednisone.
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