How Common Is Gout
How Common Is Gout?
Gout often runs in families. It is especially common in people from the Pacific islands.1
Children are rarely diagnosed with gout. If a child does develop gout, the doctor will check to see whether the child has a problem present since birth (congenital) that is affecting metabolism.
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