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Doctor insights on: Why Lentils And Not Other Beans Should Be Avoided When Your Uric Acid Is High

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Does lettuce, tomato, beans, apple, cabbage, broccoli contain uric acid? My doctor said to control it for pain in my left heel joint. Thanks for your

Does lettuce, tomato, beans, apple, cabbage, broccoli contain uric acid? My doctor said to control it for pain in my left heel joint. Thanks for your

Low purine content: Which gets converted to uric acid. You did not state whether you we're diagnosed with gout or hyperurecemia elevated blood levels of 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 food should I avoid and eat if my uric acid is high?

What food should I avoid and eat if my uric acid is high?

Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. 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 egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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Dear sir, my age is 46 for the past 10 years my uric acid is high in6.5.To.7.2, but no gout symptoms, iam an social drinker, is it dangerous.

Dear sir, my age is 46 for the past 10 years my uric acid is high in6.5.To.7.2, but no gout symptoms, iam an social drinker, is it dangerous.

Slight rise in urate: Yes, but mild risks only. To do /- avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day ...Read more

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I am getting my uric acid is high. Than what I do. Please suggest?

How high?: 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, you have not provided the lab result. It is unlikely that at your age you have gout. ...Read more

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I workout at the gym every day. I take protein supplements and 10 egg whites and skimmed milk for protein. My uric acid is high. How to reduce it.

I workout at the gym every day. I take protein supplements and 10 egg whites and skimmed milk for protein. My uric acid is high. How to reduce it.

See details: The first thing you need to do is to determine if there is an underlying cause for the elevated uric acid. In spite of doctor's touting a low protein diet, studies have shown that diet has little effect. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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How to reduce high uric acid? I ve 8.6.

How to reduce high uric acid? I ve 8.6.

Need to treat!: Hyperuricemia will lead in time to urate deposits in your joints. Gout will follow! Also kidney stones and uric acid nephropathy will ultimately develop. You should be treated so none occur! ...Read more

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I have high uric acid... Should I worry?

I have high uric acid... Should I worry?

Depends: Do you have gout? Does it run in your family? If both answers no, then not a lot to worry about unless crazy-high value (that's a medical term). If yes to either or both questions, then should talk to your dr, as can predispose to gout flares / make them worse. ...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?

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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Is cow tongue high in uric acid?

Is cow tongue high in uric acid?

I believe so: Organ meats are high in purines which are contra indicated in patients with gout. People with gout develop a build up of uric acid crystals in their joints - toes for example. That's what causes so much pain. ...Read more

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Does high uric acid level damage joints?

Does high uric acid level damage joints?

Not by itself: High uric acid, by itself, cannot damage joints. If and when it causes gouty arthritis can joint damage result. This type of arthritis may manifest in many different ways, from the solitary attack to multiple attacks and chronic arthritis over time. High uric acid, again, may be harmless, or it can also cause kidney problems, so get a urinalysis and kidney function tests to be on the safe side. ...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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What antihypertensive drug to take when you have high uric acid?

What antihypertensive drug to take when you have high uric acid?

Losartan: Either Losartan or a drug from the calcium channels blockers (like Amlodipine) should be the first choice for hypertension in patients with high Uris acid. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a lesion in your heel due to high uric acid?

Is it possible to have a lesion in your heel due to high uric acid?

Probably not: High uric acid may lead to gout crystals that most often develop within a joint. A joint is where 2 bones come together, like you nee or elbow. In the lower extremity, this normally happens in atoe joint or the ankle. Probably not in your heel. ...Read more

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Wht wud be diet plan fr high uric acid people nd in old age lyk67yrs?

Wht wud be diet plan fr high uric acid people nd in old age lyk67yrs?

Diet not needed: You really do not need to be on a low purine diet even if you have gout. If you do have gout attacks can be prevented with simple meds. If you have no history of gout there is no need to treat a high serum uric acid with medications. ...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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If your creatinine level becomes 1.7 because of high uric acid and gout and also because of dehydration. What should you do?

See details: I agree that kidney impairment with gout occurs after many years of uncontrolled disease. However, if you have gout you need to be on Allopurinol and just not colchicine. You must lower your serum uric acid under 6 mg/dl to prevent kidney stones, loss of kidney function, joint damage and other issues related to gout. ...Read more

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I've had a high creatinine of 1.09, 1.11, 1.13.my bun /creatinine ratio is 10. Also I HAVE HIGH URIC ACID. WHAT DOES THIS ALL MEAN?

I've had a high creatinine of 1.09, 1.11, 1.13.my bun /creatinine ratio is 10. Also I HAVE HIGH URIC ACID. WHAT DOES THIS ALL MEAN?

Serum creatinine: Serum creatinine reflects balance between muscle mass and kidney excretion. Serum creatinine is an indicator of renal excretion efficiency. Creat excretion depends upon blood flow delivered per min, blood filtration, nephron number and patency, ureter drainage, and bladder void. Creat of 1-1.2 is high for your age and gender. Mild impairment in one or some of the above exists. High uric acid: same ...Read more

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How can one reduce Uric acid...is there a medicine or any lifestyle change to keep it in range. If its high will it damage kidneys...thanks?

How can one reduce Uric acid...is there a medicine or any lifestyle change to keep it in range. If its high will it damage kidneys...thanks?

Yes and no: The are medications to reduce it depending on your evaluation. We often treat it when you have gout attacks which are due to high uric acid levels which percipitate in the joitns. High uric acid does also caus e kidney stones. There is some data to correlate with cardiovascular meidcal risks to elevate uric aicd but we often do not treat the elevated uric acid alone. These are issues to d ...Read more

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My SGPT level is. 54.89 & SGPT is 30.37 & although other LFT levels normal. Uric acid remain HIGH & currently at 6.68. MCV level at 82.7 & MCHC 34.4.

See details: The values listed are very mildly elevated and are unlikely to be a clinical issue. Your uric acid should be less than 6.0 mg/dl so I suggest increasing the med to 40 mg daily. I have never heard of any data supporting dosing this med every other day. It makes no sense to me. ...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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My uric acid is very high 9.

How do you FEEL?: This is above the top of the reference range, but not outrageously high. Most folks with somewhat high uric acid never get gout or any other troubles from it. Especially, i'd warn you against seeking to take medication to treat a high lab value. Your physician can guide you here. I. ...Read more

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How do I control high uric acid?

High uric acid: Ask your your doctor for a low purine diet. Medications like allopurinol can help. You only need to treat it if you have Gout or uric acid kidney stones ...Read more