Gout is a painful and inflammatory condition associated with the joints that has some connection with the metabolic activity too. It is characterized by deposition of uric acid and proteins in the cartilages of the joints as a result of which the patient experiences severe pain as well as inflammation in the joints.
The condition starts from toes and may spread to other body parts too. The person suffering from gout complains of pain, swelling, stiffness and redness of the joints. There is feverish feeling as well. Such a person also suffers from the problem of excessive thirst and burning sensation plus itching on the skin.