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Q: I'm a 56 yr old male healthy don't have high blood pressure ,cholesterol is 150 great shape.5'9" 160lbs I don't drink Run every other day for 30 mins.The other day for no reason my right big toe started to hurt ,the pain was unbearable.I started to drink a lot of water and took ibuprofen and in 6 hrs the pain pretty much stopped but was still swollen. i went to the drs the next day and he told me it looks like gout.My question is how can I have gout, everything Ive read say its for obese people and unhealthy ones.

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