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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chronic intersitial cystitis, flares accompanied by joint pain(all over but wrist, thumb) muscle pain, high uric acid levels, blood in urine.
I have swelling in joints , and gained 8 kgs in 1 month.Bt my thyroid and uric acid levels are normal.Which problem do I have ?
Uric acid of my blood goes high causing pain in bone joints.my Dr told there is no cure for this and i have to take medicine all through my life.
Maybe: High uric acid causes intermittent episodes of joint pain called gout. Simply having high uric acid does not cause chronic bone pain. First, see a theumatologist for your pains. If you have gout and your uric acid is high, then seek ways to lower uric acid. For many, medicine is required but first confirm that you are having gout attacks. ...Read more
I have joint pain recently, foot, left knee, right hip, which is particularly painful and some water retention. Blood tests show high uric acid (8.4)?
? Gout : www.painspot.com will lead you through a series of questions based on where you feel your pain, and then provide a list of possible causes and information about them. You can print that out and take it to your health provider, or a rheumatologist (arthritis specialist). The main thing is not to miss gout as is is treatable and preventable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain: Degenerative and traumatic changes of the knee are common. Rest ice and wrap and consider an image or pt if persists. ...Read more
My Uric acid level is 6.1 , but I have pain in my knees joints, I started gym a week before, I drink about 3 ltr water daily, kidney problem , ?
Uric acid to joints: Uric acid crystals can build up in the joints due to too much uric acid in the blood. Uric acid crystals trigger a immune-mediated inflammatory reaction, causing pain, swelling and redness of the joints, which is experienced as a gout attack. High levels of uric acid may be due to hereditary reasons for uric acid overproduction, underexcretion, diet and medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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