What happens if gout is left untreated?
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• Gout is a serious problem occurs when the human body has a high amount of uric acid in the body.

• I have one relative facing the gout issues. The pain attacks suddenly, if it isn't treated it might cause problems in the future.

• It should be treated by avoiding mainly seafood, meat ..other foods containing uric acid.

• For immediate relief, it should be treated with ice water.
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If gout is left untreated, it may lead to severe conditions like:

Kidney stones - crystals may collect in the urinary tract of the people with gout causing kidney stones.

Advanced gout - untreated gout may cause deposits of urate crystals to form under the skin and develops in several areas like fingers, hands, feet and elbow.

Recurrent gout - If untreated gout can cause corrosion and destruction of joints.
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Gout is a type of joint pain or arthritis described by swelling of the joints due to excessive uric acid levels in the body. It can attack anyone, but men who are obese and having a family history of the disease are more likely to get attached. This condition is found in woman too who are entering menopause. If untreated, it may attack tendons, joints and other tissues.
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Gout can erode the joint and even kill it if left untreated. Advanced gout if untreated, can result in having tophi. Tophi is best described as having nodules under the skin that accumulate deposits of urate crystals.
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