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Q: What is gout
A: Gout is a disease characterized by an abnormal metabolism of uric acid, resulting in an excess of uric acid in the tissues and blood.
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User: What is gout

Weegy: Sorry to hear that your son has gout. Yes, he is young but it is possible. Gout is caused by extra purine chemicals in the body, hopefully his Doctor is treating him. Diets high in purine worsen it.
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Gout is a disease characterized by an abnormal metabolism of uric acid, resulting in an excess of uric acid in the tissues and blood.
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