Got Gout? I don’t think so.

Patients often come into our Thousand Oaks, CA office with pain in their foot and assume that it is gout.  Gout affects approximately 1% of the population so it is not very common.  It occurs more often in men >40 yrs of age, however, women can get gout after menopause.  The incidence of gout in a healthy premenopausal woman is very low.   The most frequent presentation is in the big toe joint which... Read More