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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Diet/meds: Diet/ medications like probenecid/allopurinol are commonly used. Avoid alcoholic drinks esp beer.
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Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Diet mostly: Uris acid is the breakdown product of protein lowering protein intake can lower runic acid alcohol intake also can cause elevated uric acid however yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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No!: Contains purines which increase uric acid.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes they are.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Treat the person: Many people with a uric acid of this level and normal kidney function testing have no problems, including no gout. If it not troubling you, consider l ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes and no: There is a cause and you need to find that cause.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Uric acid rich: As with most fish, milkfish is rich in uric acid.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are basically 2 causes: your body makes too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little. There is no need to do anything about it unless t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Several: Some have a deficiency that makes them unable to eliminate enough uric acid. Others produce too much. Chemotherapy causing the bursting of blood cel ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Avoid meats, fats, high fructose foods and see this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gout-diet/my01137.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uric acid symptoms: Many patients have no symptoms of high uric acid (ua) levels. Once they have a gouty attack, symptoms are readily perceived. People who drink excessi ... Read More
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