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how long does it take uric acid to lower with proper diet

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not aneasy answer: The elevate d uric acid depends on your own metabolism. What was it before your high protein diet? It may have not been much different

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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
See below: Avoid sugar, fructose , and corn syrup in addition! u may need medicines like zyloprim (allopurinol) see md!
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yaw Boateng
37 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Go vegetarian!: Stop eating meat if you can. If you eat fish, avoid herring, anchovies and sardines. Drink lots of water and eat a low fat, low protein diet .High pot ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
Uric acid: Urate in the urine is different than high serum levels but they can be tied together. The diet is that with low doses of protein at a time. Increase i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
30-45 minutes : Potassium in diet is rapidly absorbed and typically potassium levels increase in 30-45 minutes of consuming high potassium food such as orange juice, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Medication effect: This is common question, most psych meds get quickly into your 'system' or blood and brain, but the effects are usually delayed often several weeks. ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
It is complicated: The pH of your urine is complicated. Diet high in animal fat tend to lower urine pH but urine volume and other factors such as kidney function and re ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benoit
9 years experience Internal Medicine
3-6 months total: The anemia related to iron deficiency starts resolving within a few weeks of replacement and should resolve by 2 months. It is recommended iron thera ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Be careful : Eat a healthy, well balanced diet and stay close to your ideal body weight so affected joints have less extra weight to carry around. Get plenty of re ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Quickly: Indomethacin works very quickly and you reach peak levels in a day or two.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Difficult to absorb: There is a paradox of sorts when dealing with injections versus oral supplements. Many people would much rather take an oral supplement than have an i ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on your e: If you work hard at it you can see weight loss within 2-3 weeks. But it depends on how many calories you cut out of your daily intake. It takes a mini ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Normally rapidly: In 1-2 hours there is significant absorption in experimental studies. In diseases of the GI tract, celiac disease, and alcoholism Folic Acid is not ab ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not long.: Ursodiol can pretty quickly decrease the bile acid levels in cases of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, however the pruritius may continue until ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It doesn't: One 1995 paper, a speculative essay, is the basis for "holistic" claims that pantothenic acid helps acne. The only peer-reviewed paper is ped derm 20 ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
6 weeks: I treat documented diverticulitis with 2 weeks of antibiotics and 6 weeks of low fiber diet. This is assuming the diagnosis is confirmed and that it i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
35 years experience Family Medicine
Atkins: Work for what? Generally 3 months.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Why too much acid?: Is it stress? Best medicine is to relax, go on vacation, take a deep breath, make a plan, carry it out, and relax. If that isn't enough, and you aren' ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Depends : Hi. Let's assume you're talking about a diabetic with high blood sugar. It depends on what you use to lower it! IV insulin can lower high blood sugar ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
2 hours: Most allergic responses occur within 2 hours although reaction to red meat may not come on until 3-6 hours later. Most allergic responses from food ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: In general fatty foods take longer to digest with or without acid reflux. However, you do need to get treatment for acid reflux as it can have many un ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David LaMond
19 years experience Bariatrics
Never: They won't. Hcg oral or injectable will not show up on urine testing. Try taking a home pregnancy test to prove it to yourself. Hcg in urine is the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't expect it to..: Without doing other things that relieve stress.

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