A 45-year-old member asked:
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can you tell me is guinness stout bad for people with minor uric acid ?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: If alcohol use (whatever the variety) is sending your uric acid above 6 and you have gout or kidney issues, you may have a problem.
Answered on Mar 21, 2020
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