5 Symptoms of Joint Diseases

Joint pain, or gout is very painful, and it is thought to be the cause of all diseases that can hurt anyone.

Too much uric acid in the blood is what causes this disease. The body produces uric acid, which it typically dissolves in the blood and excretes through the urine. However, when the body has a lot of it, it builds up and causes problems. The kidneys can’t get rid of it once it starts to form.

As a result, it starts to form crystals in the joints, causing pain in the joints. Before suffering from this disease, are there symptoms that can be detected and avoided?

Swelling of toes

Uric acid builds up in the body, which causes the big toe to swell up as the first sign of this disease. Happens at night and is so painful that you can’t move. The thumb gets hot, red, and swollen, but the pain goes away after a few weeks and doesn’t come back for months or years.

Other inflamed joints

This disease can affect any joint in the body where uric acid builds up. Men are more likely to get it in their feet, knees, and elbows, while women are more likely to get it in their hands and knees.

Use of certain medications

Even when drugs are used to treat high blood pressure, the amount of uric acid in the body starts to rise. People with joint disease or weak bones who use these drugs get gout. There is a high risk. If you have joint pain, talk to your doctor about changing your medicine..

lack of food

Overconsumption of red meat, soft drinks, alcohol, and other substances that convert to uric acid in the body can also be a cause of this illness. becomes Medical experts say that people now eat a lot of high-fat junk food, which is why people with no family history of joint diseases are now getting them.


People who are overweight have a lot of uric acid build up, and their kidneys have a hard time getting rid of it. This makes them more likely to get this disease. If a doctor says that a person is obese, that person must make changes to his or her lifestyle to get rid of the condition by losing weight.

see also : Arthritis (joint inflammation)


Author: DoctorMaryam.org

4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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