Tophaceous gout disfigures your body. Skin & other tissues get huge uric acid tumors known as tophi. See how to stop gouty lumps bursting through your skin.
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.
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.
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.
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.