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foot swelling and pain


My son has food swelling and pain in both his feet.
He has been to the same medical doctor several times.
The doctor tells him he has athletes foot and prescribes a creme/lotion.
However the swelling and pain continues to come back on a weekly basis.
He works in work boots on his feet all day.
Is this the symtoms of gout or is the doctor correct.
Is there another cure for this or does he have to live with this?


  1. I recommend you have him see a podiatrist. Gout generally attacks 1 joint at a time. From what you described, it does not sound like gout. The list of possibilities is long and it really wouldn’t help you much. He needs to see a foot specialist