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Doctor insights on: Can High Uric Acid Levels Mean You Have Lupus

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Can hypothyroidism cause high uric acid levels?

Can hypothyroidism cause high uric acid levels?

Uric acid levels: Yes it can. It is due to decreased renal plasma flow and decreased irate excretion in hypothyroidism. ...Read more

Uric Acid (Definition)

Uric acid is a naturally-occurring waste product produced by the body. Humans are not very good at getting rid of uric acid, and in some people it builds up and causes a form of joint pain (usually ...Read more


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Should a 53 yom be concerned because of an enlarged gallbladder? What could cause an enlarged gallbladder? High uric acid levels gout and kidney stns

Should a 53 yom be concerned because of an enlarged gallbladder?  What could cause an enlarged gallbladder? High uric acid levels gout and kidney stns

Not by itself : An enlarged gallbladder by itself is not necessarily concerning unless associated with intermittent bouts of cholecystitis. High uric acid levels may be associated with gout. ...Read more

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Does or can Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) cause "high" uric acid levels? Dr put me on Allopurinol but I don't have gout or never have had.

Does or can Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) cause "high" uric acid levels?  Dr put me on Allopurinol but I don't have gout or never have had.

Metabolic problem: Elevated uric acid levels besides gout attacks , possibly may also lead severe systemic problems , as some times my deposit in the eyes retinal vessels , heart muscle blood vessels of other critical areas , to prevent these comp,actions your doctor wants the levels down, always get hydrated drink plenty of fluids ...Read more

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My blood and urine test result are worrying me. it shows high Uric acid levels and traces of blood in urine.

My blood and urine test result are worrying me. it shows high Uric acid levels and traces of blood in urine.

See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, uric acid levels in urine are not meaningful, it is the blood level that counts. A few red cells in urine are not abnormal, and trace may be the same. It would be prudent to discuss the issue with your doctor who ordered the tests. ...Read more

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Post kidney transplant patient..High uric acid levels (8.9 mg/dl)..Advised lebuxostat 40mg daily by doctor...Please advise the diet and restrictrions.

Post kidney transplant patient..High uric acid levels (8.9 mg/dl)..Advised lebuxostat 40mg daily by doctor...Please advise the diet and restrictrions.

Diets little help: Diet have little influence on the serum uric acid level. The med prescribed should handle the problem. Was the Febuxostat prescribed by the nephrologist? If not, check with him or her first. ...Read more

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Can i take lisinopril, amlodipine, and furosemide for high creatinine and protein in urine, while i also have high uric acid levels?

Can i take lisinopril, amlodipine, and furosemide for high creatinine and protein in urine, while i also have high uric acid levels?

Meds for proteinuria: Lisinopril (l) is an excellent drug for reducing proteinuria (p) and blood pressure control. With a high creatinine, you need to be under the care of a nephrologist (n) to make sure you can preserve your kidney function as long as possible. You also need to have a 24 hour urine collection to assess your kidney function and to see how much p you have. A n can also help with your uric acid problem. ...Read more

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