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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Diet not helpful: Studies have clearly shown that diet has little benefit on serum uric acid levels no matter what other doctors may tell you. The one thing you should ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid pe ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
A waste of time: For the 10,000th time, diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels. If you do not have gout or kidney stones, do nothing. If you do have on ... 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Diets and exercise have little or no effect on serum uric acid levels. If your friend does not have gout or kidney stones then no therapy is usually n ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Could be: What you stating is feasible, however, more information is needed about your uric acid level, family history, other health issues. Visit site for info ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Merlino
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated Uric acid: Uric acid elevation is a marker of increased cv risk, uric acid kidney stones and gout. If you have not had the latter 2 no treatment is rec'd. It can ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Well known: Beef, lamb, pork, shellfish, most alcoholic beverages: beer is worse than spirits such as vodka and gin, moderate wine consumption is fine. Foods high ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Louie
19 years experience Urology
Uric acid level: His high uric acid level is usually due to diet. Mainly a protein or meat diet causes a high uric acid level.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Diet may help some: You're already on zyloprim (allopurinol) / Allopurinol for your uric acid / gout. Uric acid crystals in your knee are likely to dissolve as the medica ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Gout and diet: No particular food is prohibited with gout. Quantity and frequency matter. Be modest with all meat sources. Keep portions small. Minimize red meats a ... Read More
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