This penis tophi report is a man with uric acid deposits growing painfully as a lump on the penis. Surgery resolved the problem. See how to avoid this now.
The Tophi Blog. Tophi are horrible lumps of uric acid crystals that tell you your gout is seriously out of control. Over the years, uric acid crystals spread into every joint and also buildup in soft tissues. Those little jelly lumps under the skin grow into disfiguring tumors. Most of the time they are benign, but they often restrict movement, and make footwear uncomfortable. The worst thing comes when they burst through the skin – now you have an open wound to deal with, with all the risks of infection. Tophi cannot grow if you get your uric acid into the safe zone, but it can take years for them to shrink, so the sooner you lower uric acid, the better. Get treatment for gout to remove tophi before they harm you.
If you still need convincing that this is serious, please read these pages, then browse the tophi reference pages.
Uric acid back pain is serious. Gout back pain is dangerous if not treated immediately. Get help for uric acid and back pain before gout cripples your back.
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.
Are your tophi painless? Good, but watch out. Tophi soon become widespread, affecting skin and all other organs. Stop tophi before you get infection or worse.
It’s been my sad duty today to tell someone that they have got gout. First his doctor suspected gout but wasn’t sure. He ran the usual blood test for uric acid. The doctor didn’t understand the results, and suggested it was unlikely to be gout. Like 3 in 4 doctors, he got confused between facts…
Have you had a finger lost to gout? Don’t dismiss gouty fingers. Untreated gout leads to bone destroying tophi. Can you avoid losing your fingers to gout?