Doctor insights on:
Foods Contain High Uric Acid
Is high uric acid in blood related to sodium in food? &, can I take panadol (acetaminophen) actifast which contains a big amount of sodium if I have high uric acid?
Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more
Uric acid RX: Tart cherry juice is effective; 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 - if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. Allopurinol and febuxostat are RX ...Read more
Mushrooms, peas...: Foods do not contain uric acid but have purines which are metabolized into uric acid. The vegetarian food highest in purines are asparagus, cauliflower, lentils, lima & navy beans, mushrooms, oatmeal, peas & spinach. These can usually be eaten in moderation. More important than avoiding these might be avoiding alcohol & high-fructose corn syrup, as these raise uric acid levels. ...Read more
Uric acid diet: Yes, certain kinds: 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 if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more
My S. Trigly is 320 & Uric Acid is 7.68 both are high, Pls tell me how to prevent it. Aside from med & exercise what foods shall I take? Thx doctor.
Low fat, purine.: For triglycerides the key is to limit fats, sugars, alcohol. If you smoke quitting will also help. For urticaria acid avoid alcohol, red meat, rich sauces. Uric acid is increased by purines. You can find a low purine diet on the internet as we'll. Triglyceride of 320 may be too high to lower by diet alone. If you are overweight loosing weight will also help both these numbers. ...Read more
Does eating food containing too much salt increase uric acid amount? I mean are salt in food and uric acid in blood generally related?
How do you FEEL?: This is above the top of the reference range, but not outrageously high. Most folks with somewhat high uric acid never get gout or any other troubles from it. Especially, i'd warn you against seeking to take medication to treat a high lab value. Your physician can guide you here. I. ...Read more
Look at trend also: If a lab test is abnormal, it is important to get older records to see how quickly it is changing and how abnormal is has been. That information can be obtained by a primary care doctor who can then refer a patient to providers with special expertise if needed. ...Read more
No you need treat!: Elevated uric acid can lead to "gouty nephropathy, " over years. Hyperuricemia is also an independent risk factor heart disease. Even without gout, I believe evidence is sound that uric acid levels should be lowered to 6 mg/dl. By the way gout itself is the result of chronic elevated ua. ...Read more
May not be gout: Need an evaluation. If an effusion (fluid in the joint space) is present tap it and look to see if gout drystals present. More likely you have typical knee pain. Perform quad sets for help. In bed tighten the quads and hold for 10 seconds, then relax for 10 seconds. Do this 20 times in am and pm. If typical knee pain it should get better in 2 weeks. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin are good pain reliever. ...Read more
Can be controlled: A high uric acid (HUA) level in the majority of people is due to genetic factors; in a smaller % of people it is due to kidney or metabolic disorders. Regardless of the cause for HUA it can be successfully treated but not "cured". There are several very effective meds that can lower the HUA over a 3-9 month interval. Once uric acid < 6.0 then HUA effects (gout/ kidney stones) will not occur. ...Read more
Uric acid of 400: The normal uric acid (u) range is 180-420 umol/liter or 3-7 mg/dl. Your u is within normal limits. U is becoming known as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and many people have an elevated u without symptoms. Speak to your physician to get his opinion about the u results you are asking about. ...Read more
I had high uric acid with heal pain. I took the medication but inspite of that pain is increasing. I changed the medication but the case became worse?
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
Might not be gout: Pain under both knees is unlikely gout. Usually gout is 1 joint. The affected joint is almost always red, hot, swollen and in fact frequently looks infected. The high uric acid may be unrelated, many people with high levels do not develop out. The only way to truly diagnose gout is to stick a needle in the joint, drain the fluid and look at it under a polarized light. Treatment depends on dx. ...Read more
Don't do that.: I don't take or recommend supplements of any kind unless there is a documented medical need. At the very least, you are requiring your liver and kidneys to process a substance that you already have plenty of, possibly overloading or impairing the function of those vital organs. In your case, kidney function is negatively influenced over time by gout, so I would not do anything to worsen that ...Read more
Rx person, not labs: If you do not have symptoms or signs of gout, and the value is only slightly high, and you're not drinking a lot of alcohol, and your kidney function tests are otherwise normal, i'd remember this but not try to alter a lab value. Should it persist, consider some modest dietary alterations that might lower your uric acid output ("low purine). If gout does develop, long-term rx usually works well. ...Read more
Depends and yes: Gout can be dangerous by causing joint damage after repeated flares. High uric acid generally isn't dangerous though may lead to worsening of kidney problems. Most people with high uric acid don't have gout. Only 5% of people with uric acid of 9 (fairly high) develop gout each year. Also it's possible to have a "normal" uric acid and have gout -- especially if uric acid is checked during a flare. ...Read more
Hey I have high uric acid and I cant take allopurinl as iam lactating! Please suggest me what should I do?
Rheumatologist: Please discuss with your rheumatologist. There is not much data about alternatives to be absolutely safe while nursing. ...Read more
Dear sir, I am suffering from high uric acid. Sir, still I am confused in the diet which I have to follow to lower the uric acid. Kindly advise me.?
Pls suggest medication for high uric acid levels. Currently my uric acid lvl is at 6.68 & I am tkng Febutaz 40 on alternate day basis. Sgpt is 54.89.
To need to repeat: I already answered your question.Get a more detailed answer ›
- Talk to a doctor online
- Fruits rich in amino acids
- Foods containing bromine
- Foods high in lactic acid
- Foods that contain all 9 essential amino acids
- Food rich in zinc and folic acid
- Foods high malic acid
- What drinks do not contain citric acid?
- Foods that neutralize uric acid
- List of foods high in lactic acid
- Uric acid containing food list
- Do kiwi fruits contain citric acid?
- Does white wine contain citric acid?
- Fruits that contain a high amount of naringenin
- What foods contain benzoic acid?
- Foods not to eat with high uric acid
- Is corn high in uric acid?
- Foods that dont contain carbs
- Vegetables with high uric acid
- Food to reduce uric acid levels
- High ggt and acid uric