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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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Best food to reduce uric acid level.

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; 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 your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using white fish and egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Can you suggest foods to reduce uric acid level?

A waste of time: For the 10, 000th time, diet has virtually no effect on serum uric acid levels. If you do not have gout or kidney stones, do nothing. If you do have one or both then you need to be on allopurinol to normalize your serum uric acid. ...Read more

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Experimenting edema on legs and burning sensation all over my body. Uric acid level is 7.1. How to reduce the symptoms? I have CKD.

Experimenting edema on legs and burning sensation all over my body. Uric acid level is 7.1. How to reduce the symptoms? I have CKD.

LE edema, CKD: If you have edema you may be fluid overloaded. Usually an increase in BUN (urea) which occurs in CKD causes itching but your burning may be a variation. Uric acid (not the same as urea) of 7 is upper limits, the edema is the real issue Call your renal doctor today or go to ER as you may need a water pill / IV to get the fluid off. Check CMP, and U/A as you may be spilling protein due to CKD. ...Read more

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Is medicine for gout the same medicine used to help reduce your uric acid levels? I've had gout attacks before and feel that the onset of gout a lot quicker nowadays due to what a think is a high baseline level of uric acid in my system. Is this allevaite

Is medicine for gout the same medicine used to help reduce your uric acid levels? I've had gout attacks before and feel that the onset of gout a lot quicker nowadays due to what a think is a high baseline level of uric acid in my system. Is this allevaite

It depends: Medications to reduce the uric acid level (allopurinol, febuxostat) are an important part of gout treatment to prevent future flares because uric acid is the cause of gout. However, they do not reduce the inflammation of active flares. To do that your doctor will prescribe an antiinflammatory such as colchicine, prednisone, or an nsaid. ...Read more

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Which medicine, exercise, food you suggest, for my friend has high uric acid level?

Uric acid RX: Tart cherry juice is effective; 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 - 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. Allopurinol and febuxostat are RX ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of increased levels of uric acid in human body?

What are the symptoms of increased levels of uric acid in human body?

Hyperuricemia: High uric acid (hyperuricemia), can occur from many conditions; chemotherapy for cancer is often assoc. With hyperuricemia. Alcohol intake can lead to hyperuricemia. Symptoms vary from none to acute joint pain from gout (which is exquisitely tender!). Kidney stones from uric acid can lead to urine infection and severe pain. The Am. College Rheumatology advises ideal uric acid as ...Read more

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Does Colchicine reduce uric acid level? If does not how I can reduce it naturaly??

Does Colchicine reduce uric acid level? If does not how I can reduce it naturaly??

Colchicine: Colchicine (C) reduces uric acid levels in patients who do not excrete a normal amount in their urine, under-excretrs. C increases the urinary output of uric acid (U), lowering U levels in those persons. If one is an over-producer or normal producer of U, C will be of no use. You can reduce U by staying well hydrated and by avoid eating organ meats, such as liver. ...Read more

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My uric acid level is 8.8 mg/dl. Should I make any restrictions in food? If that then please guide which foods should I ignore

Elevated Uric acid: Uric acid elevation is a marker of increased cv risk, uric acid kidney stones and gout. If you have not had the latter 2 no treatment is rec'd. It can also be elevated with diuretics. Alcohol, organ meat, game meat, anchovies, herring, dried beans, dried peas, mushrooms and others can raise levels. It is usually hereditary disorder of too much production or decreased renal elimination of u.A. ...Read more

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Hello, my dad is of age 52 he has seen recently high tryglocide cholestrol levels of nearly 500 and high uric acid to. Can you guide how to reduce it?

Yes: He needs weight reduction if overweight, blood sugar control if diabetic, exercise if sedentary, avoid alcohol and encourage fruits and vegetables. If tg stay around 500, he needs medicine to lower his risk of pancreatitis. ...Read more

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How to reduce my uric acid level?

How to reduce my uric acid level?

Red meats: Eliminate red meats, eat a fiber rich diet, kep exercising. Your doctor can also prescribe medicines for this. ...Read more

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How could l reduce uric acid level?

Diet and medications: Uric acid is a natural digestive product of protein eating less protein, especially red meat and shellfish is helpful alcohol also is important as it directly inhibits the kidney from excreting uric acid so avoiding alcohol intake is important. Certain medications, like water pills, can raise uric acid levels, if possible avoid their use. Lastly, there are medications like allopurinol or culprit t ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid in our body?

How to reduce uric acid in our body?

It depends: If you do not have gout there is no reason to do anything. If you do have a history of gout or kidney stones, Allopurinol is the drug of choice for most. Regardless of what other docs may tell you, studies have clearly shown that diets and high water intake have only minimal effect on serum uric acid levels. ...Read more

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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

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What's a good way for me to reduce my uric acid level?

What's a good way for me to reduce my uric acid level?

Not possible: How high is it? Elevated uric acid cannot be significantly reduced by any diet other than minimizing alcohol intake. If you have no history of gout or stones then treatment is not needed as a rule. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to help reduce Uric Acid levels?

What are the best ways to help reduce Uric Acid levels?

Uric acid: The best way is with medications. Even on the most strict diet, the therapeutic level is difficult to achieve. I would happy to do a consult if you need one. ...Read more

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If I want to reduce uric acid what foods should be avoided?

If I want to reduce uric acid what foods should be avoided?

See below: Avoid meats, fats, high fructose foods and see this site for more info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/gout-diet/my01137. ...Read more

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How can I reduce uric acid level? Currently I have it in 7.1

Uric acid: Try limiting your diet by avoiding meat andrich foods like oysters, lobster, etc. ...Read more

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What homeo medicin can reduce uric acid level in blood?

What homeo medicin can reduce uric acid level in blood?

Not exactly: There are many (at least 180) homeopathic medicines which can help symptoms of gout. However, they don't work by directly reducing uric acid levels in blood. Instead they work by stimulating your healing system to correct itself, allowing the symptoms to calm down. Sometimes uric acid levels will corroborate this, but it's not the primary effect. ...Read more

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My uric acid level is 7.5, and I am suffering from body aches please suggest medicine to treat this.

Unrelated: The issues are unrelated. There is no medical reason to treat this modestly elevated uric acid level. ...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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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 vitamin B6 helps to reduce uric acid level and kidney stones?

Can vitamin B6 helps to reduce uric acid level and kidney stones?

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 more

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My creatinine level is 2.9 and uric acid 11.27 if I drink boiled parsley daily this will help to reduce the cretinine or not?

My creatinine level is 2.9 and uric acid 11.27 if I drink boiled parsley daily this will help to reduce the cretinine or not?

High creatinine: You should see a nephrologist to find out why your creatinine (c) and uric acid (ua) levels are high. You will need a 24 hour collection of urine for a c clearance, protein and ua evaluation. This will give you an idea of your kidney function and how much ua is in your urine. You may also need a renal ultrasound to get an idea of the size and shape of your kidneys. Parsley will not help you here. ...Read more

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My father creatinine level-1.4, uric acid-7.7, albumin trace. Is this a PROBLEM, if so what diet and drug should be followed?

My father creatinine level-1.4, uric acid-7.7, albumin trace. Is this a PROBLEM, if so what diet and drug should be followed?

See below: Evaluating lab results without knowing medical history and medications is imprecise. Creatinine 1.4 may or may not indicate mild renal impairment. More precise test is estimated GFR. Trace albumin may indicate microvascular
changes in glomeruli, especially if diabetic. Uric acid 7.7 is slightly elevated>>Rx= wt. Loss, reduce alcohol, increase low fat dairy, reduce meat, increase complex carbs ...Read more

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My uric acid level is 6.7, I don't take any medicine. I always hv body & muscle pain & lethergy. How tto get rid of it?

My uric acid level is 6.7, I don't take any medicine. I always hv body & muscle pain & lethergy. How tto get rid of it?

Check diet, kidneys: Can't tell here. Could be diet related, including hydration/fluid atatus; could be other issues. See your doc. Excess protein, especially animal protein can increase uric acid levels, as can high simple sugar load, and alcohol. ...Read more

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If Hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some OTC remedies from Chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

If Hx of gout is it best to take allopurinol or some OTC remedies from Chinese stores (do those even work?) to keep uric acid levels low?

Best to be under the: Care of a doctor. First off allopurinol does not always lower the uric acid levels. A doctor can figure out if you overproduce or underexcrete uric acid. There are also ramifications of gout that one should be under the care of a doc. ...Read more