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Gaining an Understanding of Gout

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Gout is a common type of inflammatory arthritis that affects almost 1% of Australians, causing severe episodes of pain and swelling that can often occur without any warning.

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Gout is a common type of inflammatory arthritis that causes sudden flares of pain, swelling and redness in the joints. Symptoms have a much quicker onset than other forms of arthritis, and attacks often occur overnight.

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Sarah Munzer
02 Apr 2020
Great article
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Bina Baniya
12 Apr 2021
Informative
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Michael Gillies
11 Mar 2020
Ive never really dealt with gout before so my knowledge was a little lacking in that area. This was informative
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Scout Fraser
04 Jul 2022
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This resource was beneficial in aiding me in my studies,
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Dallas Coutts
15 Mar 2020
A good learning tool , an actual picture of a gout affected area would be good.
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Melissa Bain
12 Mar 2020
Interesting and informative.
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Sara Prosser
19 Mar 2020
Quick and informative
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Tim Carr
01 Jul 2020
Very good basic information
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HE LI
29 Mar 2020
useful information
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Camille O'Kelly
12 Mar 2020
This article was informative in educating me more regarding gout.
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