This chart shows the joints affected by gout in an online symptoms of gout survey of over 4,000 gout sufferers.
Results are surprising. Though the big toe is affected in many cases of gout, it is not the most common site for gout to attack. Other parts of the foot are more commonly affected, but fingers, elbows, hands and knees are far from rare.
Gout will spread to affect all joints, so please see your doctor about how to stop this. Untreated excess uric acid causes serious joint damage, including loss of bone, cartilage, and tendon. Take control today, and make your uric acid safe.