Charles couldn't believe the intensity of the pain – and he had been shot during a tour in Iraq with the Marines.
"I was lying in my sleeper and my big toe just went on fire. It was like nothing I had ever experienced. I thought I was going to pass out from the pain,” Charles, a long haul truck driver who asked that his real name not be used, explained. “My big toe was red, swollen and when I touched it, even a little, it hurt like hell."
But he knew what it was: Gout....More