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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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What causes uric acid levels to get to high and lead to gout?

What causes uric acid levels to get to high and lead to gout?

2 Causes: Excess uric acid is either caused by under excretion (kidneys) or overproduction. The latter is often due to an enzyme deficiency, and made worse by a high purine (protein) diet. A low purine diet, good hydration and talking to your doctor about possibly taking Allopurinol should help. ...Read more

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My blood uric acid level is high at 10.1 mg, what to do?

High uric acid: Get checked for kidney problems. If taking a diuretic, discuss with doc to change. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx helps. ...Read more

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What are the causes for high levels of uric acid in blood?

What are the causes for high levels of uric acid in blood?

See details: Your body produces too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little. All causes are related to these 2 basic mechanisms. ...Read more

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I have high bad cholesterol and uric acid levels. How to cure it?

I have high bad cholesterol and uric acid levels. How to cure it?

Reduce carbs: The easiest way to reduce high cholesterol is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance.
Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started ...Read more

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My blood uric acid level is high at 10.1 mg. What can I do? Should I be worried?

Need to know why!: The high uric acid puts you at risk for gout. But you need to have your physician discover why the level is so high. It can be due to other medications you take, to an underlying medical condition and this is what your physician will look for. ...Read more

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I am 47 years old man my uric acid level is bit high, I am 20 kg over weight, what wour be my ixeal diet?

I am 47 years old man my uric acid level is bit high, I am 20 kg over weight, what wour be my ixeal diet?

Gout and diet advice: The higher your uric acid, the greater your risk of developing gout. Beer, hard liquor, and organ meats such as liver are particularly bad for gout. You can find low purine diets on line, but a slightly high uric acid level probably isn't a big deal, unless you have a strong family history of gout or kidney stones. ...Read more

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Does high uric acid mean my kidneys are not capable enough to excrete it? If yes will my kidneys eventually fail?

Does high uric acid mean my kidneys are not capable enough to excrete it? If yes will my kidneys eventually fail?

High uric acid.: A high uric acid level in the blood means you’re either producing too much or excreting too little. Testing can help figure out which applies to you. If you’re an under-excreter, it doesn’t mean your kidneys are guaranteed to fail. ...Read more

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Hello, my dad is of age 52 he has seen recently high tryglocide cholestrol levels of nearly 500 and high uric acid to. Can you guide how to reduce it?

Yes: He needs weight reduction if overweight, blood sugar control if diabetic, exercise if sedentary, avoid alcohol and encourage fruits and vegetables. If tg stay around 500, he needs medicine to lower his risk of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Is medicine for gout the same medicine used to help reduce your uric acid levels? I've had gout attacks before and feel that the onset of gout a lot quicker nowadays due to what a think is a high baseline level of uric acid in my system. Is this allevaite

It depends: Medications to reduce the uric acid level (allopurinol, febuxostat) are an important part of gout treatment to prevent future flares because uric acid is the cause of gout. However, they do not reduce the inflammation of active flares. To do that your doctor will prescribe an antiinflammatory such as colchicine, prednisone, or an nsaid. ...Read more

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I have high level of cholesterol and uric acid, what should I do to lower it?

I have high level of cholesterol and uric acid, what should I do to lower it?

High Cholesterol: Need to talk to your family doctor about a diet plan (limiting sugars & sweeteners), life style changes, & possible medications, following thorough exam & workup. ...Read more

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Can you take ultra mega green women'50 plus if you have gout or a high uric acid level.?

Can you take ultra mega green women'50 plus if you have gout or a high uric acid level.?

Yes.: Good nutritional support is critical, so talk with your doctor about increased uric acid levels and what foods to avoid or limit. You proably should be on either Allopurinol or uloric. The specific supplement you are taking is not harmful! ...Read more

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Does high uric acid level damage joints?

Does high uric acid level damage joints?

Not by itself: High uric acid, by itself, cannot damage joints. If and when it causes gouty arthritis can joint damage result. This type of arthritis may manifest in many different ways, from the solitary attack to multiple attacks and chronic arthritis over time. High uric acid, again, may be harmless, or it can also cause kidney problems, so get a urinalysis and kidney function tests to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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1260mg of Uric acid in urine, levels on blood 4.5 what could cause these high urine reading. Total volume was 2600ml urine.

See details: That high level makes no sense with a serum uric acid that low. Repeat it. The only explanation is if you ate taking a uricosuric agent such as Probenecid. ...Read more

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If your creatinine level becomes 1.7 because of high uric acid and gout and also because of dehydration. What should you do?

If your creatinine level becomes 1.7 because of high uric acid and gout and also because of dehydration. What should you do?

See details: I agree that kidney impairment with gout occurs after many years of uncontrolled disease. However, if you have gout you need to be on Allopurinol and just not colchicine. You must lower your serum uric acid under 6 mg/dl to prevent kidney stones, loss of kidney function, joint damage and other issues related to gout. ...Read more

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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?

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 more