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Uric acid on skin

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: You may have gout with tophi which are whitish and not red.

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A male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Not lab: The uric acid level has nothing to do with the headache. You should go back to your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Fatigue wt loss: 33 M asks What could fatigue, headaches, under eye puffiness, high uric acid, weight loss and skin lesions indicate? ANS: This indicates you need to s... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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No!: Contains purines which increase uric acid.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Do you have gout? Does it run in your family? If both answers no, then not a lot to worry about unless crazy-high value (that's a medical term). If ye... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Uric acid rich: As with most fish, milkfish is rich in uric acid.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
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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