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uric acid normal range in human body

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Hyperuricemia: High uric acid (hyperuricemia), can occur from many conditions; chemotherapy for cancer is often assoc. with hyperuricemia. Alcohol intake can lead to ... Read More

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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Purine metabolite: The breakdown product of adenine and guanine from your nucleic acids ; those you eat. Reference range for a man is around 3.4-7.0 mg/dl; low is never ... Read More
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Uric acid is the end result of purine metabolism. The normal uric acid is really 6.0 mg/dl or less. Foods other than alcohol have very little effect o ... Read More
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Uric acid and diet: Uric acid is end product of DNA/RNA metabolism. Normal is 2-6; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, d ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hank Lubin
38 years experience Internal Medicine
High Uric Acid: Many labs will report 7.8 as normal, but really, anything above 6.8 is probably too high as you are at increased risk of forming uric acid crystals. E ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Lafferty
30 years experience Rheumatology
Avoid purine foods.: You should try to avoid alcohol and purine-rich foods such as organ meats ( liver, kidneys, gizzards) or shellfish. Also drinking milk and consuming v ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Birnbaum
51 years experience Rheumatology
It's : It's hard to say if you have gout or not. Most but not all gout patients have their initial attacks in the bunion joint of the big toe and also have ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Walks like a duck?: Don't be too anxious to discount possible gout. There is more to it than having a elevated uric acid. You need to look at the quality of your diet and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
We like to see: We like to see a level below 6 especially when we are treating gout.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
20 years experience Rheumatology
About 6: There is a wide range of what is considered "normal, " but we try to keep known gout sufferers at 6.0 or lower.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: At your age, kidney function is usually starting to drop of. And/or you may simply be physically fit and decently muscled. When I was lifting weights ... Read More
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