10 Symptoms That Indicate You Have Gout

Itchy Skin

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When a gout attack occurs, inflammation increases, along with pain and swelling. Once an attack subsides, individuals are often left with itchy, peeling skin. In more extreme cases, untreated gout can lead to flaking skin, deep cracks, and even bleeding. If this occurs, it’s critical that you keep the area clean - the last thing you want is an infection.

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