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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: If you have gout you need to be on allopurinol. If you do not have gout there is little reason to do anything about an elevated uric acid level. Tumer ... Read More

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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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