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My husband has a constant pain in his ankle. No swelling but

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My husband has a constant pain in his ankle. No swelling but constant pain. He has gone to a doctor. No broken bones, no sprains. I think it might be gout. What is gout?
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: No swelling. For about 2 months.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

Gout is deposits of uric acid in the joint.

Usually there is hot swelling.

Has he seen an orthopedist?