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How Do You Know if You Have Gout?

Gout is usually caused by a condition known as hyperuricermia, where there is too much uric acid being produced. Typically, the body will make uric acid to break down purine, which is a molecule found in foods consumed such as beer, red meats, or seafood. Common symptoms are joint pain, swelling or redness, and restriced motion range. 

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We, United Foot and Ankle, strive to give the best care and treatment to our patients. If any of these symptoms are familar to you or any loved ones, please feel free to contact any of our offices at (732) 979-2035. We are located in East Brunswick, Keyport, Perth Amboy, and Bayonne, New Jersey. We look forward to hearing from you!

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