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how to reduce uric acid in our body?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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It depends: If you do not have gout there is no reason to do anything. If you do have a history of gout or kidney stones, Allopurinol is the drug of choice for most. Regardless of what other docs may tell you, studies have clearly shown that diets and high water intake have only minimal effect on serum uric acid levels.

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A 23-year-old member asked:

How to decrease uric acid from body?

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 9 years experience
Decease red meat: Reducing red meat intake usually helps to lower uric acid. There are some other foods. Allopurinol is a drug which helps to lower uric acid. Please check with your doctor.
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A 37-year-old female asked:

What is the normal amount of uric acid that should be in your body?

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Dr. Arthur Mandelin
Rheumatology 20 years experience
About 6: There is a wide range of what is considered "normal, " but we try to keep known gout sufferers at 6.0 or lower.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Where in the body, does uric acid come from?

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Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Uric acid : Uric acid with in the body comes from cell breakdown in the body . It is a waste product from dead cells otherwise.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
it is actually the result of DNA breakdown, a normal part of healthy life
Sep 16, 2013
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A 42-year-old male asked about a male:

What happens when uric acid levels increase in body?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Gout and kidney: disease. High uric acid levels may cause gout, kidney stones and kidney damage. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003476.htm
A 34-year-old member asked:

How do you determine how much uric acid is in your body?

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Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 26 years experience
Blood test: best way is through a blood test but has to be not during a gout attack. good luck

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