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does smoking weed increase uric acid levels

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No effect: On uric acid
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Dr. Ew Schnyder
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not likely.: I cannot find any data to indicate that marijuana has any appreciable effects on uric acid levels (although there are also no studies that demonstrate ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: no it does not.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: The high LDL a low HDL are significant risk factors. I would personally start a statin, especially if there is a positive family history of cardiovasc ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Uric acid: It sounds like you may need a maintenance dose of allopurinol in the range of 100-300 mg. As of now there are very clear indications for maintenance t ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Why?: It doesn't matter whether it will raise uric acid levels. What matters is that it won't do anything positive for you. Why are you taking it in the fir ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No they do not.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Yes it can: Yes it can. As the kidney weakens, uric acid levels can increase and lead to gout attacks.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Uric acid: The purine diet may not be working. You may also need medication.
A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Gout and kidney: disease. High uric acid levels may cause gout, kidney stones and kidney damage. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.

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