Painless gout sounds good. But are your joints safe? High uric acid can destroy joints and other organs. Get gout controlled properly before it kills you.
My definition of gouty tophi is the same as Tophi, i.e. there is no need to include the word gouty, as all tophi are related to gout.
Gouty Tophi Definition
Tophi is the plural of tophus. A gouty tophus is a deposit of uric acid crystals beneath the skin, attached to joints, and in other organs.
Gouty Tophi Symptoms
I deal with gouty tophi mainly in the Gout Symptoms guidelines. Please note that I often get asked “what is tophi,” but as you have seen, tophi is the plural form, so the question should be either “What are tophi,” or “What is a tophus.”
In the Tophi pages, I present gouty tophi pictures, including photographs and other images. These show gouty tophi affecting various parts of the body.
Gouty Tophi Treatment
Please see the Gout Treatment guidelines for gouty tophi treatment. Get treatment for gout to remove tophi before your joints get destroyed!
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I think this is the best tophi picture. Because it shows successful tophi treatment. Most tophi photographs are horrible. But I think you should know the dangers of untreated gout. Despite the advances in science that mean we can now control gout, there is a tiny minority who cannot tolerate common uric acid-lowering treatment. If…
Tophi guide to uric acid lumps. Photos of destroyed joints, burst skin, damaged heart, kidney, and all organs. Get help with gout tophi all over your body.
Finger tophi stop you gripping. Even painless tophi on fingers make life difficult. Stop gout getting this bad. Shrink tophi before you lose your fingers.
Gouty tophi are often ignored as they are usually painless. But see how they grow into your joints and damage them. Get early control to save your joints.
Gouty tophi in the finger bone report shows how tophaceous gout can spread throughout the body. Stay safe from uric acid crystals and keep your levels low.