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what foods or over the counter drugs reduce the level of uric acid in the body

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
26 years experience Rheumatology
No: None of the OTC meds can significantly reduce Uric acid. Best wishes
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
URIC ACID: URIC ACID if elevated can precipitate gout or kidney stones . Follow up with your doctor , there are no OTC PRODUCTS.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Diet not helpful: Studies have clearly shown that diet has little benefit on serum uric acid levels no matter what other doctors may tell you. The one thing you should ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid pe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
A waste of time: For the 10,000th time, diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels. If you do not have gout or kidney stones, do nothing. If you do have on ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
LE edema, CKD: if you have edema you may be fluid overloaded.Usually an increase in BUN( urea) which occurs in CKD causes itching but your burning may be a variation ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Chitsey
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends : Depends on the medicine. Some we use are just to decrease the inflammation (prednisone, indomethacin) whereas others(uloric, allopurinol) are for uric ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Diets and exercise have little or no effect on serum uric acid levels. If your friend does not have gout or kidney stones then no therapy is usually n ... Read More
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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
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Colchicine: Colchicine (C) reduces uric acid levels in patients who do not excrete a normal amount in their urine, under-excretrs. C increases the urinary output ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Forget diet: diet has no significant effect on serum uric acid.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Merlino
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated Uric acid: Uric acid elevation is a marker of increased cv risk, uric acid kidney stones and gout. If you have not had the latter 2 no treatment is rec'd. It can ... Read More

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