A 39-year-old male asked:
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can i lower my elevated uric acid with gout diet? my doctor only prescribe colchicine 3x a week with no allopurinol or febuxostat.

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Diet plays a huge role in controlling uric acid.
Answered on Aug 13, 2015
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No it does not. Studies have conclusively shown thatt diet alone has minimal effect on serum uric acid levels.
Oct 18, 2014

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