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Uric Acid Dihydrate Renal Stone
Solutes precipitate and combine to form stones formed of calcium oxalate usually around a nidus of uric acid. Other solutes that form stones are ca and mg phosphates, cystine, and uric acid staghorn calculi form in the presence of chronic urinary tract infections. Stones can be painful, may require ...Read more
Less likely to pass: Kidney stones of 5 mm or less will pass easily with fluids. stones 15mm or more will require shock waves to brake it down in order to pass. Your kidney stone could pass with excessive fluids 4 liters plus tamsulosin & reduce protein intake. If it does not pass, urologist could help take it out ...Read more
I took a renal test and had a Uric acid level at 483 umol/l but I am concerned since I was drinking 8 cans of beer 6 hours before the test ?
Uric acid excretion: Hi bp itself does not reduce uric acid excretion, unless kidneys are damaged. Diuretic meds used to treat hibp will elevate uric acid.You should limit meats, poultry, shellfish, and heavy fish to less than 4 oz per day. Get protein from egg whites, soy, tofu, quinoa. Avoid alcohol and vCard high fructose corn syrup containing drinks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uric acid stones: Allopurinol and febuxostat are used; side effects include rash, allergy, liver irritation. Work on diet: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this dilutes uric acid excretion - and incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using egg white and fish for protein ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can i take Advocare weght loss products if im being treated for uric acid kidney stones. Have not had stones in 5 years?
Not the key: For uric acid stones, you will want to look at ways of managing uric acid production, perhaps with medication. For both stone types, keeping the urine dilute is more important than trying to adjust the pH. Acid urine promotes uric acid stones while alkaline urine promotes calcium oxalate stones. Don't make this your focus. ...Read more
No: Most stones are caused by crystallization of calcium oxalate. The most common antidote is magnesium. Uric acid actually comes from the metabolism of sugar and vitamin b1, which works closely with magnesium would be more likely to help rather than b6. Avoidance of sugar may be a key factor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Omega 3: Omega 3 is excellent - it will not affect stones but will improve vascular health: Diet matters; 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 incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white; ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sgot and sgpt is high 150 t glyceride is 388 uric acid is 7.8 renal GFR is 83% liver is fatty liver 3rd grade I am daily drinker with nonveg?
Change diet: How much do you weigh? Losing weight will help if your bmi is above 25. Stop drinking alcohol entirely. 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. ...Read more
I have a history of calcium oxalate kid stones. Not severe. I tried medifast and did a 24 hr urine for uric acid. It was high around 1200. Blood uric acid is normal. Aren't my kid doing their job ?
Diet Sprite: Here's any easy tip. Drink a lot of diet sprite. Why diet? --no calories. Why sprite? Cheap way to get citrates and citric acid which decrease calcium and oxalate supersaturation. Plus the volume increases urine output. Several glasses a day can help. Other rich in citrate drinks can also be used. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It it possible for kidney stones to show up on ultrasound and not of CT scan if so what kind of stones would they be (uric acid)?
I have a nerve pain on the left knee and also on left feet. I checked a Uric acid check it was normal. 6.6 I had kidney stones 6 months back?
Gout can begin stone: Yiu may not have gout but gout can begin wiht kidney stones a nd 10 years later gout attacks. Is your stone a uric acid stone or a calcium stone with a uric acid center. The nerve pain is another issue that needs to be clarified. One uric acid level is not enough to diagnose gout. Gout is best diagnosed by finding urate crystals in the joint. See your physiciasn with this information ...Read more
My renal function: urea: 21, creatinine 1.3, Uric acid 7.0, sodium 143, potassium 4.5. Is this normal? Need to see a doc? Thanks!
See below: 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, your test results are normal, only creatinine is slightly higher, but even that may be normal if you are a muscular person engaged in physical activity. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I have a non obstructive right renal calculus(3mm kidney stone in the mid pole). Do I need any medication as such or home remedies are enough. Thanks?
Renal stone+diet: XGrewel, Good question. Please find out from Urologist what the stone is made of and depending on that what dietary measures are appropriate. thanks ...Read more
Kidney stone: A stone can move at any time; non obstructive means that you have a stone in your kidney that at the time the x-rays were done was not obstructing your urinary tract; it may cause problems at some point in time or never. ...Read more
Yes, it can be but..: The presence of kidney stones has been known to be one of the causes for painless microhematuria, and at times, urinalysis (some 5% of times) may be normal even while stone is moving through the ureter with pain. But painless macroscopic hematuria could mean you have seen gross bloody urine with no pain as described; if so, you should be evaluated for painless gross heamturia ASAP. Bladder tumor? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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