A 32-year-old male asked:
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my knees were hurting , dr. advised blood test , results: my uric acid level is 7.4 h, what does that mean ? what should i do ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not much: A normal uric acid level pretty much rules out gout, but that's it. It's unlikely that gout will announce itself as pain in both knees that isn't really severe. Many healthy people have higher uric acid levels than you do. Your physician knows what the next steps are. Good luck.
Answered on Jan 13, 2016

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