The triggers are rich foods, alcohol, citus, stress, sometimes the weather
Gout is no joke and
is so painful medication is available. Gout can attack other joints, such as knees, ankeles, hips, not just the 'big toe and joint.' the whole bottom of your feet can swell up. I have a friend-black male-who is often bedridden for wks, unable to stand or walk. He's HCV also.
gout is accompanied by headaches, fevers, chills and all the other manisfications of a sever inflamation.