Multiple Myeloma; Symptoms, Diagnosis & Multiple Myeloma Treatment

5) Gout and gouty arthritis

Early symptoms of multiple myeloma, Gout and gouty arthritis
Gout and gouty arthritis

One of the chemical substances released when cancer cells are destroyed is uric acid. It is the end product of the genetic material of the cell and is normally excreted by the kidney in urine, however, if its level rises high enough, the kidney can’t excrete it effectively and it will crystallize in joints especially those of the feet like the big toe and the small joints of the hand causing significant pain and discomfort.