Patient Education

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Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis caused by a buildup of uric acid crystals in a joint. It causes sudden attacks of pain, swelling, redness, and stiffness, usually in one joint. It happens most often in the big toe.

Gout usually comes on without a cause. But it can be brought on by drinking alcohol (especially beer), eating or drinking things made with high-fructose corn syrup, or eating seafood or red meat. Taking certain medicines, such as diuretics, can also trigger an attack of gout.

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Annual Skin Cancer Screening

Our Annual Skin Cancer Screening Clinic is Back! This clinic is open to public and is FREE! Drop in during the clinic hours of 4:30-6:30pm and have one of our providers look at any skin areas that you are concerned may possibly be cancer. Our providers will give their advice on if the area/ spot is concerning.Continue Reading