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A 43-year-old member asked:

My blood uric acid level is high at 10.1 mg, what to do?

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
High uric acid: Get checked for kidney problems. If taking a diuretic, discuss with doc to change. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx helps.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

My blood uric acid level is high at 10.1 mg. What can I do? Should I be worried?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Need to know why!: The high uric acid puts you at risk for gout. But you need to have your physician discover why the level is so high. It can be due to other medications you take, to an underlying medical condition and this is what your physician will look for.
Last updated Sep 20, 2014

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