Facebook Pixel

The Gout Stages

By HERWriter
 
Rate This
recognize the stages of gout Hemera/Thinkstock

With proper treatment, most people with gout do not progress to this advanced stage.”

If you believe you have gout, you can take the 17 question gout screening quiz at http://arthritis.about.com/od/gout/l/blgoutscrquiz.htm/

Please note that this test is not a medical diagnosis. Please contact your doctor immediately if you have any symptoms of gout.

References:

Eustice, C. Gout in Women and Men - Some Gout Risk Factors Are Shared With Both Women and Men. About Arthritis - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Osteoarthritis - Related Joint Diseases. Retrieved May 9, 2012, from http://arthritis.about.com/od/gout/a/goutwomenmen.htm

Q&A About Gout. Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Home Page. Retrieved May 9, 2012, from http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/gout/default.asp#stages

Reviewed May 9, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

Add a CommentComments

There are no comments yet. Be the first one and get the conversation started!

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy

We value and respect our HERWriters' experiences, but everyone is different. Many of our writers are speaking from personal experience, and what's worked for them may not work for you. Their articles are not a substitute for medical advice, although we hope you can gain knowledge from their insight.

Gout

Get Email Updates

Gout Guide

Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.

ASK

Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!