What Does Gout in the Fingers Look Like?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 4:18:59 AM ET

Gout in the fingers causes visually identifiable swelling and redness around the joints, as well as pain and tenderness, according to WebMD. Although a gout attack in the big toe is most common, gout can affect the ankles, knees, elbows and wrists in addition to the fingers.