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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 protein ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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; ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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! ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read more
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?
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. ...Read more
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 d ...Read more
Maybe: You can't (shouldn't) avoid Amino Acids which are the building blocks to protein. Regardless of whether you're an omnivore or vegan, you still need protein and thus need to consume amino acids. However, an excess of protein complicated by inadequate fluids can lead to gout & uric acid stones. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/kidney-stones/ds00282 for more info. ...Read more
Kidney biopsy?: I would go to a nephrologist for an evaluation of why your creatinine (c) is 2. . You should have a 24-hour urine collection for c clearance and protein. If you have more than 500 mg of protein/24 hours in your collection, more blood work will be needed to see what the problem is. If it does not, a kidney biopsy will be needed to get a diagnosis and prognosis. Your uric acid level is normal. ...Read more
Does high uric acid mean my kidneys are not capable enough to excrete it? If yes will my kidneys eventually fail?
38 male, 130/90 bp, 90 kg weight and 6ft tall with 7 uric acid. Please suggest a post workout diet without compromising kidney & ripped body.
> 400-letter can...: The provided info suggests you're reasonable well despite needing to watch BP, uric acid, and weight control. There would be no magic foods, pills, or supplements for these, but lifestyle with a willing soul. To reach these, peruse articles in http://www.formefirst.com/Weightloss.html, http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter03.html, http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter04.html, & related others.... ...Read more
If I have normal uric acid levels can gout attacks still lead to kidney or heart problems? Thanks
58+ F: Does Creatinine 0.81 [.5 — .8], BUN 16.04 [7.9 – 20], BUN/Cr 19.8 [9-23], Uric Acid 5, Ca 9.22 indicate any kidney or liver disorder?
38 male, my uric acid always remain on upper limit 7. Any long term damage it can cause to kidneys? What to do to lower it more? I avoid from red meat
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