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What medications can cause high uric acid?

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

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


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What would cause my uric acid level to be 9.8?

What would cause my uric acid level to be 9.8?

High uric acid: Blood uric acid elevations can have a genetic cause; is there a family history of gout? Otherwise, kidney impairment, diuretic therapy, being overweight, eating organ meats, regular alcohol all can elevate uric acid. Also, cell turnover from neoplasms and chemotherapy can elevate uric acid ...Read more

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Antistreptolysin o ab of 1266.7 what is causing this? Uric acid elevated at 7.2, c-reactive aprotein, quant is 12.3. & i feel awful.

A lot going on: Can't make a diagnosis on the basis of the limited test results you report but you have some type of systemic inflammatory process going on. There's a long list of possibilities. You're obviously getting care from someone. Be patient and continue the testing process to allow an accurate diagnosis so you can get proper well-directed treatment. Remain optimistic! ...Read more

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50yr lady hypertensive since 8yrs now developed joint pain, uric acid level 7.3, what is the cause of inc uric acid n treatment ?

50yr lady hypertensive since 8yrs now developed joint pain, uric acid level 7.3, what is the cause of inc uric acid n treatment ?

See details: Unless you have severe pain and swelling, you do not have gout. It you do not have gout, then there is no reason to treat a mildly elevated uric acid of only 7.3 mg/dl. Look for other causes. ...Read more

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What causes high uric acid, and how can I remediy it?

What causes high uric acid, and how can I remediy it?

See details: There are basically 2 causes: your body makes too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little. There is no need to do anything about it unless there is a history of gout, kidney stones or significant kidney disease. ...Read more

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What causes a high uric acid? Whether it can be cured?

No you need treat!: Elevated uric acid can lead to "gouty nephropathy, " over years. Hyperuricemia is also an independent risk factor heart disease. Even without gout, i believe evidence is sound that uric acid levels should be lowered to 6 mg/dl. By the way gout itself is the result of chronic elevated ua. ...Read more

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What causes uric acid and how to prevent?

What causes uric acid and how to prevent?

Not for prevention: We need uric acid but High levels of uric acid is called hyperuricemia and can lead to gout.Diet wise High intake of dietary purine, high-fructose corn syrup, and table sugar can cause increased uric acid.Serum uric acid can be elevated due to reduced excretion by the kidneys. Fasting or rapid weight loss can temporarily elevate uric acid levels.Certain drugs, such as thiazide diuretics, can incr. ...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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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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