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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Gallstones (Definition)

Stone-like deposits of bile in the gallbladder that are made from accumulation of cholesterol or bilirubin. Most gallstones are asymptomatic, however complications of gallstones include inflammation of the gallbladder, and blockage of ...Read more


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Doctor, I have gallstone in left ureter with size 10 mm and attached lab test I have increasing in (uric acid, cholesterol, pressure) my my wight is 133 my hight 189cm I feel after eat lunch like fish or chicken some paints and exhostic plz what I do to a

Get it out: Hi, the 10mm stone in your left ureter has a zero percent chance of passing on its own. You need to have it addressed by a urologist SOON because you can develop serious infection in the kidney. You are also in pain. The high uric acid should also be addressed. Salaams. ...Read more

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Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Is it true that a diet high in peanut butter can cause gallstones?

Not directly.: Although peanut butter itself doesn't directly cause gallstones, a diet high in fat and cholesterol and low in fiber does appear to play a role, among other factors. It would probably be good to cut back on the peanut butter if you are eating it all the time. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w gallstones thru ultrasound but now ordered for HIDA scan? Is it true that this scan could cause severe gallbladder attack or move stones?

Diagnosed w gallstones thru ultrasound but now ordered for HIDA scan? Is it true that this scan could cause severe gallbladder attack or move stones?

Maybe: A HIDA scan evaluates the function of the GB. During a HIDA scan you are given a medication that will cause your GB to contract and that can sometimes cause discomfort. Also the Ensure that you are asked to drink can also precipitate some RUQ discomfort. As far as a full fledged GB attack, that is unlikely. It definatley does not cause more stones. Talk to the physician who ordered the scan. ...Read more

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Does salt cause hogher uric acid amount?

Does salt cause hogher uric acid amount?

Salt and uric acid: No, salt does not elevate uric acid. Diet features that elevate uric acid include meats, poultry, shell fish, organ meats, alcohol, animal fats, and high fructose corn syrup containing foods and drinks. ...Read more

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Can uric acid cause bloody urine?

Can uric acid cause bloody urine?

Only if.............: The uric acid has formed a stone, which may be without sx or cause exquisite pain. Sometimes, blood in the urine is all that is seen. If your uric acid is elevated, stone formation can occur! Apart from dietary modifications which can lower uric acid slightly, if appreciably elevated uric acid reduction requires Allopurinol or uloric! ...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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Does soy based formula cause high uric acid in gsd1a?

Does soy based formula cause high uric acid in gsd1a?

Finding out: Information on this.
Uncooked corn-starch (UCCS) has been the mainstay of therapy for the hepatic glycogen storage diseases. You'd want to start formula with what a pediatric endocrinologist suggests is the best.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/112568
but the reports I've seen say you also need supplemental glucose carefully formulated into the soy milk ...Read more

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I am a vegan, do not eat even eggs, but I have uric acid 7.04 what might be cause?

I am a vegan, do not eat even eggs, but I have uric acid 7.04 what might be cause?

Genetics: Please forgive my frankness. Diet is only a minor factor in determining your uric acid levels, and the health benefits of the vegan diet are less clear than the moral benefits. This is the truth despite everything you read online. You also need to have a competent, evidence-based physician to guide you with supplementing if you're going to continue as a vegan. ...Read more

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1260mg of Uric acid in urine, levels on blood 4.5 what could cause these high urine reading. Total volume was 2600ml urine.

See details: That high level makes no sense with a serum uric acid that low. Repeat it. The only explanation is if you ate taking a uricosuric agent such as Probenecid. ...Read more

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Does coffee increase the amount of uric acid in the body? I drink maybe 8 cups per day. Could this be the cause of my gout?

Does coffee increase the amount of uric acid in the body? I drink maybe 8 cups per day. Could this be the cause of my gout?

Coffee seems to help: Actually, drinking coffee seems to reduce the risk of gout and is not the cause! See http://www.Arthritis.Org/research/funded-research/research-update/journal-summaries/coffee-gout-risk/
however, diet does have a big effect on gout. For a good summary of ways to reduce risk of gout including diet, supplements and herbs see http://www. Umm. Edu/altmed/articles/gout-000070.Htm. ...Read more

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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

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

Not by itself: An enlarged gallbladder by itself is not necessarily concerning unless associated with intermittent bouts of cholecystitis. High uric acid levels may be associated with gout. ...Read more

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Can lymphoma cause fluctuating uric acid, with all other LFT (LDH, creatinine, etc.) normal? My uric acid changed from 9.2 to 5.1 to 7.3 in one month.

Can lymphoma cause fluctuating uric acid, with all other LFT (LDH, creatinine, etc.) normal? My uric acid changed from 9.2 to 5.1 to 7.3 in one month.

May be: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Lymphoma being treated with radiation or chemotherapy may produce fluctuating uric acid result. But fluctuating uric acid levels are not diagnostic of lymphoma. ...Read more

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What medications can cause high uric acid?

Water pills.: Diuretics (water pills) are the most common meds that elevate the serum uric acid. ...Read more

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What has uric acid in it that can cause gout?

What has uric acid in it that can cause gout?

Uric acid foods: Most uric acid comes from meats, poultry, fish, shellfish, organ meats. Other aggravators are alcohol, animal fats, high fructose drinks. To do --- Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Avoid alcohol, achieve ideal wt. ...Read more

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What causes uric acid levels to get to high and lead to gout?

What causes uric acid levels to get to high and lead to gout?

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

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Can excessive food intake cause high uric acid?

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

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Can renal failure cause increase in uric acid level?

Can renal failure cause increase in uric acid level?

Yes it can: Yes it can. As the kidney weakens, uric acid levels can increase and lead to gout attacks. ...Read more

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What are the causes for high levels of uric acid in blood?

What are the causes for high levels of uric acid in blood?

See details: Your body produces too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little. All causes are related to these 2 basic mechanisms. ...Read more

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If it inhibits Uric acid, which the body needs to a certain extent, will the body be deprived of the required amount of Uric acid? I gave heard of people on this drug loosing muscles. Is it true? Tks,

Waste: Uric acid is a waste product of protein metabolism in your body. It serves no purpose, nutritional or otherwise. If your body can not excreted properly or its overproduced/over accumulated, it can cause four. Meds are designed to excrete or keep you from accumulating it.
Meds can have side effects if not properly taken, prescribed and/or monitored.
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Is it true that, when you have ankle injury, the uric acid levels increase? Thank you :)

Is it true that, when you have ankle injury, the uric acid levels increase? Thank you :)

No: Ankle injury would not increase uric acid levels. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much soda for 2 weeks before blood test cause increased uric acid? My uric acid was 9.2

Can drinking too much soda for 2 weeks before blood test cause increased uric acid? My uric acid was 9.2

No: You need a further evaluation of the reason it's elevated. I doubt is the soda and we need to know more about your general health ...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