A gout attack is a medical condition identified by sudden, and often painful, swelling of joints in the ankles, toes or feet. The symptoms occur as a result of excess uric acid accumulating in the body, according to the ... More »

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Several health conditions, such as joint injury, or diet choices, such as drinking fructose-sweetened soft drinks, can trigger a gout attack, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Anything that causes a rise in uric aci... More »

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The formation of needle-shaped crystals of uric acid in the joints and surrounding tissue causes inflammation and intense pain in the affected joint, which is the chief symptom of gout. Uric acid comes from purines, whic... More »

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Charcot syndrome, also known as Charcot arthropathy, is a condition where patients lose sensations in the feet or ankles and may experience dislocations of bones and joints or fractures without injury or trauma, accordin... More »

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Several health conditions, such as joint injury, or diet choices, such as drinking fructose-sweetened soft drinks, can trigger a gout attack, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Anything that causes a rise in uric aci... More »

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Symptoms of reactive arthritis include joint pain and stiffness, painful urination, diarrhea, and inflammation of the knee joints, hips, ankles, toes and fingers. Other symptoms include keratoderma blennorrhagica, inflam... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, a ganglion cyst is a noncancerous lump that typically forms along the tendons or joints of wrists and hands and may also develop on ankles or feet. These cysts tend to be oval-shaped or round an... More »

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