Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that typically manifests as flare-ups that last a week or two before going away. Your big toe or a lower limb is where gout flares frequently start. High serum urate levels accumulate in your body, causing gout, which can lead to the formation of needle-shaped crystals in and around the joint. As a result, the joint develops arthritis and joint inflammation. Urate levels in the body rise when the body produces too much or eliminates too little of it. Numerous individuals who have high serum urate levels, meanwhile, won't get gout.