A complex form of arthritis known as gout can cause severe attacks of pain, tenderness, redness, swelling of the joints. Attacks can occur at any point during the day or night. It is not uncommon for people to wake up in the middle of the night with their big toe throbbing because of the pain of gout. Sufferers of gout may find that they have a hard time walking due to the severity of the pain. Especially wherever the joint is inflamed. While there is no cure for gout, there are several different treatments including all-natural treatment is said to help alleviate the symptoms of gout. The symptoms of gout can last anywhere from just a few days to a few months. Many people report suffering from gout pain symptoms long after the most severe symptoms have gone away.
Reddening or purple skin. When gout attacks, a person will see that the joint that has gout appears red or even purplish. This is due to the infection and inflammation in the joint.