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Dissolving Uric Acid Kidney Stone
Uric acid stones: Allopurinol and febuxostat are used; side effects include rash, allergy, liver irritation. Work on diet: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this dilutes uric acid excretion - and incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using egg white and fish for proteinSee 3 more doctor answers
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Can I take Advocare weght loss products if im being treated for uric acid kidney stones. Have not had stones in 5 years?
No: Most stones are caused by crystallization of calcium oxalate. The most common antidote is magnesium. Uric acid actually comes from the metabolism of sugar and vitamin b1, which works closely with magnesium would be more likely to help rather than b6. Avoidance of sugar may be a key factor.See 2 more doctor answers
Not the key: For uric acid stones, you will want to look at ways of managing uric acid production, perhaps with medication. For both stone types, keeping the urine dilute is more important than trying to adjust the pH. Acid urine promotes uric acid stones while alkaline urine promotes calcium oxalate stones. Don't make this your focus.
Omega 3: Omega 3 is excellent - it will not affect stones but will improve vascular health: Diet matters; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white;See 1 more doctor answer
It it possible for kidney stones to show up on ultrasound and not of CT scan if so what kind of stones would they be (uric acid)?
I have a nerve pain on the left knee and also on left feet. I checked a Uric acid check it was normal. 6.6 I had kidney stones 6 months back?
Gout can begin stone: Yiu may not have gout but gout can begin wiht kidney stones a nd 10 years later gout attacks. Is your stone a uric acid stone or a calcium stone with a uric acid center. The nerve pain is another issue that needs to be clarified. One uric acid level is not enough to diagnose gout. Gout is best diagnosed by finding urate crystals in the joint. See your physiciasn with this information
Less likely to pass: Kidney stones of 5 mm or less will pass easily with fluids. Stones 15mm or more will require shock waves to brake it down in order to pass. Your kidney stone could pass with excessive fluids 4 liters plus tamsulosin & reduce protein intake. If it does not pass, urologist could help take it out
Would uric acid stones show up necessarily in bloodwork? Or more so in urinalysis. My grandfather died of urea poisoning from kidneys. Very scared
Uric Acid: The stones would not be picked up in the blood, but the uric acid is easily tested. Your physician can easily request this from the lab or may have already tested you.
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
Normal: Your values appear to be within the normal range for a 26 year old male of average size (weight and height). Talk to your doctor for a thorough interpretation of these values, which she/he must have ordered for a reason. Be sure to let him/her know of any concerns you may have about your renal health so he/she can investigate further. Good luck!See 1 more doctor answer
I have tiny foci in both kidney size 3.3 mm all RFT, LFT, CBC reports are normal but only uric acid is 8.2 level?
38 male, 130/90 bp and 7 uric acid and 90kg weight. What should be best post workout diet to build muscle yet good kidneys and bp?
Less diet: It would do you good to lose weight. You did not say how tall you are, however, unless you are over 6 feet tall, aim for your weight to be below 70 kg. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.
Hi I m male 23 year old male. A case p.U.V nw uric acid 6.0 cret0.9 urea28 hb16.1 knee joínt pain nw. My residual urine30ml. One kidney gone absent usg?
QUESTION IS?: More whole words would help, less short hand and description. Labs are fine. Many causes of knee pain.
An ACE INHIBITOR: Try an ACE INHIBITOR such as prendropril or lisinopril. But see a good nephrologist, kidney doctor, for monitoring polycystic kidney disease. Follow up with doctor is key and control blood pressure. People with polycystic kidney disease can also get liver and brain cysts. Therefore please ask doctor for a plan to watch out for those problems as well.See 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me is there any effective medicines to control the uric acid and creatinine levels of kidney patients or diets.?
How can one reduce Uric acid...is there a medicine or any lifestyle change to keep it in range. If its high will it damage kidneys...thanks?
Yes and no: The are medications to reduce it depending on your evaluation. We often treat it when you have gout attacks which are due to high uric acid levels which percipitate in the joitns. High uric acid does also caus e kidney stones. There is some data to correlate with cardiovascular meidcal risks to elevate uric aicd but we often do not treat the elevated uric acid alone. These are issues to dSee 1 more doctor answer
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
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