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Doctor insights on: Low Uric Acid Levels In Pregnancy

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What is the signs and symptoms of low uric acid levels?

What is the signs and symptoms of low uric acid levels?

Very little: It depends on why you have hypouricemia. It is usually due to things medications, toxic agents, a vegetarian diet, genetics related to kidney increased excretion, genetic mutations and there can other medical conditions that your physician can test you for. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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If Hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some OTC remedies from Chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

If Hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some OTC remedies from Chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

Best to be under the: care of a doctor. First off allopurinol does not always lower the uric acid levels. a doctor can figure out if you overproduce or underexcrete uric acid. There are also ramifications of gout that one should be under the care of a doc. ...Read more

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Is there a need to take Allopurinol every day for gout if uric acid levels are low (although they are low from take the Rx, I would presume). ?

Is there a need to take Allopurinol every day for gout if uric acid levels are low (although they are low from take the Rx, I would presume).  ?

Depends...: Based on your lab results Allopurinol dosage should be adjusted as the uric acid levels lower. Many gout medications can be taken as a maintenance dose if it is chronic gout. Check with your doctor who prescribed your meds to adjust the dose or even change the medication. ...Read more

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How do I lower uric acid levels?

Uric acid: Whether or not you need to lower your uric acid level depends on whether it is causing problems. The main issue with a high uric acid level is the possibility of having gout attacks. If you are not having negative effects from the elevated uric acid then it is called "asymptomatic hyperuricaemia" and it is generally not felt to be necessary to treat it. Follow-up with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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How to reduce my uric acid level?

How to reduce my uric acid level?

Red meats: Eliminate red meats, eat a fiber rich diet, kep exercising. Your doctor can also prescribe medicines for this. ...Read more

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How could l reduce uric acid level?

Diet and medications: Uric acid is a natural digestive product of protein eating less protein, especially red meat and shellfish is helpful alcohol also is important as it directly inhibits the kidney from excreting uric acid so avoiding alcohol intake is important. Certain medications, like water pills, can raise uric acid levels, if possible avoid their use. Lastly, there are medications like allopurinol or culprit t ...Read more

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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