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Can A High Uric Acid Count Mean You Have Lupus
I've had a high creatinine of 1.09, 1.11, 1.13.my bun /creatinine ratio is 10. Also I HAVE HIGH URIC ACID.WHAT DOES THIS ALL MEAN?
Serum creatinine: Serum creatinine reflects balance between muscle mass and kidney excretion. Serum creatinine is an indicator of renal excretion efficiency. Creat excretion depends upon blood flow delivered per min, blood filtration, nephron number and patency, ureter drainage, and bladder void. Creat of 1-1.2 is high for your age and gender. Mild impairment in one or some of the above exists. High uric acid: same ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 1 kidney with normal crea and urinalysis, but high uric acid and chole, does it mean that his kidney is still functioning well? His doc only gave him rosuvastatin and did not address his uric acid
Both cholesterol &-: -uric acid are linked to your metabolism, & both should be Rx'd. Only Ur nephrologist should B the treater. ...Read more
No you need treat!: Elevated uric acid can lead to "gouty nephropathy, " over years. Hyperuricemia is also an independent risk factor heart disease. Even without gout, i believe evidence is sound that uric acid levels should be lowered to 6 mg/dl. By the way gout itself is the result of chronic elevated ua. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May not be gout: Need an evaluation. If an effusion (fluid in the joint space) is present tap it and look to see if gout drystals present. More likely you have typical knee pain. Perform quad sets for help. In bed tighten the quads and hold for 10 seconds, then relax for 10 seconds. Do this 20 times in am and pm. If typical knee pain it should get better in 2 weeks. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin are good pain reliever. ...Read more
Can be controlled : A high uric acid (HUA) level in the majority of people is due to genetic factors; in a smaller % of people it is due to kidney or metabolic disorders. Regardless of the cause for HUA it can be successfully treated but not "cured". There are several very effective meds that can lower the HUA over a 3-9 month interval. Once uric acid < 6.0 then HUA effects (gout/ kidney stones) will not occur . ...Read more
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