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precautions for high uric acid

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't Rx a lab: A uric acid level that's a bit higher than the reference range isn't something that you want to complicate your life by trying to manage. It simply le ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
None: If you have no history of gout or kidney stones, then nothing needs to be done. Studies have repeatedly shown that diet has only a marginal effect on ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Hyperuricemia & gout: Uric acid above 6.0 is indicative of hyperuricemia, which can predispose you having gouty arthritis. Low purine diet and Allopurinol can prevent gouty ... Read More
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Dr. Rashed Hasan
31 years experience Pediatrics
Uric acid: People with high uric acid need to minimize intake of meat and meat product (one of the end product of meat products intake is uric acid) and they sho ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Asymptomatic hype ru: you have asymptomatic hyperuricemia. You are at risk for Gout andneed to see your physician evaluate why Uric acid is high. Although you have no symp ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Normal uric acid: Your mother's uric acid (ua) is not currently elevated for a female. So at present, she does not need to take any precautions. If it rises above 6.5 m ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Discuss with your dr: 6.0 or less is the usual goal for gout patients if they are on therapy. Your mother may want to discuss this, but a variety of conditions have been a ... Read More
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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 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
36 years experience Podiatry
2 Causes: Excess uric acid is either caused by under excretion (kidneys) or overproduction. The latter is often due to an enzyme deficiency, and made worse by a ... Read More
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