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A 70-year-old male asked:

I have joint pain recently, foot, left knee, right hip, which is particularly painful and some water retention. blood tests show high uric acid (8.4)?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Treat uric acid: High uric acid can cause arthritis, gout, with pain, swelling etc. You need to be evaluated for cause of elevated uric acid, as it can damage other organs as well, e.., kidney.

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