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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unrelated: The issues are unrelated. Why would you care about a uric acid level in the first place?
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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High uric acid: High uric acid is not related to sodium in food. High uric acid occurs either as a genetic defect, or due to kidney impairment, or from medications, o ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamel Sadek
25 years experience Family Medicine
Reduce the Purines: Avoid or severely limit the intake of food that are high in purines like animal products like organ meats, anchovies, beef, pork lamb, tuna, shrimp, l ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per d ... Read More
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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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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Uric acid RX: 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Deschino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Low purine diet: Avoid shellfish, oatmeal, cauliflower, beans, red meat, red wine.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Mushrooms, peas...: Foods do not contain uric acid but have purines which are metabolized into uric acid. The vegetarian food highest in purines are asparagus, cauliflowe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
If the wrong foods: If you are ingesting excessive levels of shell fish, red meat, alcohol or other foods high in purines, than you will push up your uric acid. On the c ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Low fat, purine.: For triglycerides the key is to limit fats, sugars, alcohol. If you smoke quitting will also help. For urticaria acid avoid alcohol, red meat, rich ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Schuhardt
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Diagnose gout: Joint pain caused by high uric acid is called gout. Gout not caused by "lot of fast food rice soft drinks" but by breakdown of protein. (mostly fish, ... 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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