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is gout making my heel sore?

I have gout in the big toe and have been on medication which has kept it under control. Yesterday my heel started hurting. Is this from gout?

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Without an examination, its hard to tell, but 3 possibilities:

1. Yes, Gout can affect the heel (but the medication should be helping that as well)
2. You are walking different because of the gout in the foot and this is causing the pain in the heel.
3. It is a totally unrelated condition (eg plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain)

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