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do walnuts increase uric acid

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Certain foods: Usually one should avoid pork, beef, and lamb and certain beans like pinto beans. Which are foods high in uric acid although beans have no cholestero ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Diet no influence: Studies have shown that diet has little effect on serum uric acid. There is no need to change your diet other than to minimize alcohol intake.
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Uric acid diet: BEST DIET: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enha ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: I'm fond of almonds myself, especially roasted, and these contain little uric acid if gout's a problem for you. Enjoy.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
32 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends on how high: You should consult your doctor since there are medications that can help depending on what symptoms you have andd how severe. At some levels dietary ... Read More
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Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet modification: High uric acid can lead to gout and kidney stones in some people. Try to reduce the purines in your diet, such as beans and meats.
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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High uric acid: You should see a doctor and have a 24 hour urine collection for uric acid (ua). If your urine has too much ua, you need to start allopurinol. If you h ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Watch it: A high uric acid level may result in attacks of gout, but not everyone who has high uric acid gets gout, and not everyone with gout has high uric acid ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
No: Foods that increase uric acid are those which are high in purines. These include alcohol, red meat, shellfish, many rich foods and sauces. Almonds a ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David True
24 years experience Rheumatology
Gout diet: Diet does not play as great a role in worsening or helping gouty symptoms as is commonly thought. Diets high in alcohol, particularly beer, shellfish ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
It can: Oatmeal contains a small amount of protein which breaks down into purine which contributes to uric acid which is the hallmark of gout. However, oatmea ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: no it does not.

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