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Doctor insights on: Low Uric Acid Levels In Pregnancy

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Can hypothyroidism cause high uric acid levels?

Can hypothyroidism cause high uric acid levels?

Uric acid levels: Yes it can. It is due to decreased renal plasma flow and decreased irate excretion in hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Is uric acid, serum low at 3.6? What are the reasons of a low uric acid?

Is uric acid, serum low at 3.6? What are the reasons of a low uric acid?

Can be urine loss: You can lose uric acid in you urine. It can be nothing but sometimes occur in certain kidney problems. It is called hypouricemia. I usually see it in a setting where there are no problems. ...Read more

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What dietary foods leads to elevated blood level as to increase uric acid level in blood?

What dietary foods leads to elevated blood level as to increase uric acid level in blood?

Well known: Beef, lamb, pork, shellfish, most alcoholic beverages: beer is worse than spirits such as vodka and gin, moderate wine consumption is fine. Foods high in fructose such as non diet soda and fruit juices also get converted to uric acid and should be minimized. ...Read more

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Can hydroxycitric acid raise your uric acid levels?

Why?: It doesn't matter whether it will raise uric acid levels. What matters is that it won't do anything positive for you. Why are you taking it in the first place? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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When does serum calcium decrease significantly in pregnancy?

When does serum calcium decrease significantly in pregnancy?

2nd, 3rd trimesters.: Total serum calcium levels decrease during pregnancy corresponding to plasma volume increase and Albumin concentration decline, however the active or ionized calcium levels remain completely stable throughout pregnancy. The maternal plasma volume expansion starts in the first trimester but is more pronounced in the second and third. ...Read more

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Can Tums (calcium carbonate) cause high calcium level in blood test?

Can Tums (calcium carbonate) cause high calcium level in blood test?

Tums (calcium carbonate): Tums (calcium carbonate) can increase the calcium in your blood levels. When taken with meals, it acts as a binder of phosphorus and does not add as much to your blood. When taken without food, it increases calcium levels in your blood. ...Read more

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Is uric acid level of 3.6 in blood work considered normal?

Is uric acid level of 3.6 in blood work considered normal?

Yes: If the units are mg/dL. This is not just "considered normal", it's right around average for healthies. ...Read more

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Is 5.39 mmol/l in serum cholesterol too high of a level?

Is 5.39 mmol/l in serum cholesterol too high of a level?

See below: 5.39nmmol/l translates to 208. If this is total cholesterol it is mildly high (preferred <200). If this is a measure of LDL cholesterol it is very high ...Read more

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What does low levels of lactic acid in blood means?

What does low levels of lactic acid in blood means?

No worries.: Lactic acid level is rarely checked, the doc that ordered it should be discussing your results with you, Lactic Acid is checked to evaluate oxygen use by your body's tissues/the cause of p.H. Changes in the blood. Low levels of Lactic Acid are generally a good thing. ...Read more

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What happens when uric acid levels increase in body?

What happens when uric acid levels increase in body?

Gout and kidney: disease. High uric acid levels may cause gout, kidney stones and kidney damage. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003476.htm ...Read more

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