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Is gout more common in men or women?

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Gout occurs more often in men than in women. Men usually develop it between the ages of 30 and 50. Women are more likely to get gout after menopause, and it is rare in children and young adults. Men who are overweight or have high blood pressure are particularly likely to gout, especially if they are taking thiazide diuretics (water pills).

From: Understanding Gout -- Basics WebMD Medical Reference

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The Mayo Clinic:  "Gout."

CDC: "Arthritis: Gout."

Medscape: "Gout and Pseudogout."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 15, 2018

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The Mayo Clinic:  "Gout."

CDC: "Arthritis: Gout."

Medscape: "Gout and Pseudogout."

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 15, 2018

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