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Cindy
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Hi Christopher,

Here’s info from Keith’s website sub-title “Lowering Uric Acid Can Cause Pain”:

Unfortunately, as they are dissolving, uric acid crystals shed the protein coating, and the immune system starts to attack again, which may result in a painful gout flare.

Allopurinol Medication: Why It Hurts To Get Rid Of Gout

Hope this helps answer your question.