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Uric Acid In Urine Smell
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
1260mg of Uric acid in urine, levels on blood 4.5 what could cause these high urine reading. Total volume was 2600ml urine.
Diet. Stop worrying.: The amount of uric acid that you put out daily is the result of how much DNA and RNA you metabolize. Unless you have considerable ongoing abnormal cell turnover (usually extra cell turnover in your marrow due to illness which will usually be obvious), this is mostly the result of your food preferences. A trip to the steak house can produce this lab result, and the health concern is zero.See 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed for high uric acid in urine. Doctor prescribed something by name od loric. I forgot. Pls help me.
May not need any med: Uloric is not a first line treatment for gout and is very expensive. If you do not have a history of gout, no medication is needed. If you do have gout or kidney stones, start with Allopurinol unless you have significant kidney problems or a known intolerance to allopurinol.See 1 more doctor answer
Husband has 3.0 creatinine level (ref range is 2.5 and under) with 24 hour urine test. Protein, uric acid in urine normal. Kidney us found small hyperechoic foci in kidneys and 1 cyst in left kidney?
Severe disease: Your husband has severe chronic renal failure and needs to be under the care of a nephrologist.See 1 more doctor answer
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!
I have a uric acid level 8.7 and my urine spells like acid real strong is that normal? I also have a metallic tasting cough is that normal?
Unexplained symptoms: Multiple unexplained symptoms can be quite concerning. Some answers are obtainable through healthtap but multiple unexplained symptoms with the inability to ask questions or examine is not safe. If the symptoms have been going for a while and been reviewed with a physician a second opinion could be warranted. If they are new and concerning to you, you should seek care from a medical professional.
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
My urine examination showed R.B.Cs.: 3-5, crystals : Amorphous ++, uric acid +. please doctors what is that mean???
Nothing: The urinalysis has no significant abnormalities. There are no worries.
71 yrs lady has pain in ankle with urine uric acid lvl 6.4, vitmn D lvl 20.7 inflmtion & uric acid med not hlpng. Could pain be due to low vitmn d lvl?
My urine volume for uric acid testing was 6300 ml. Would that increase make a ua result of 1216 mg normal? Do you adjust for volume? Ty
Not really: Making 6 liters of urine means you drank a whole lot, likely too much. That said, it should effect your uric acid excretion too much. I would repeat the test with a more normal 2-3 liter oral intake of fluids. You should also have your blood uric acid level checked, and you urine ph with a dipstick.
I'm on spirolactone for HKPP my urine uric acid came back really high. Is this from diuretic or from muscle breakdown from Hkpp?
Pus cells in my urine is 3 - 4 but have pain in my lower belly. Bedides uric acid is 8.00, creatinine is1.00. Kindly advise?
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