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Answered 2015-04-01 02:24:10

Gout can be inherited or it can be caused secondary to other disease such as kidney failure, certain enzyme malfunctions, chemotherapy (high cell turn over) and diet such as alcohol consumption and red meat and seafood.

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How can gout be transmitted?

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Is gout infectious?

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Does dexamethsone cure gout?

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Gout in women?

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Can a 30 year old female get gout?

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