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Monoclonal T cell beta gene rearrangement in blood /normal CBC / ANA / CMP / high Uric acid. Bouts of itching and hives. Significance?

Monoclonal T cell beta gene rearrangement in blood /normal CBC / ANA / CMP / high Uric acid. Bouts of itching and hives. Significance?

?: Can still be chronic idiopathic urticaria, but other lab tests need to be performed as well: thyroid function tests, thyroid antibodies, complement levels, stools analysis, etc. Also other pieces of history need to be known, better see an allergist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, meanwhile keep taking whatever antihistaminic on regulat basis, good luck ...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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I've been itching all over my body with bumps for a month now. 5 months ago all result of blood analysis are all ok except for uric acid.?

I've been itching all over my body with bumps for a month now. 5 months ago all result of blood analysis are all ok except for uric acid.?

See a dermatologist: Need exam by skin specialist.???? Chronic urticaria? Meanwhile try cetirizine [Zyrtec]. Begin at 1 a day. Might need more. Some people take 3 or 4 a day. But you will need an exam so you can get a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Can excessive food intake cause high uric acid?

Uric acid diet: Yes, certain kinds: 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 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. ...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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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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My uric acid test gave a result of 0.75 which I believe is high & my triglycerides were 2.9 with chol/hdl ratio at 4.6. Is it cause for concern? Thks

Slightly high all.: Usually uric acid is measured in mg/dl. Normal values range between 3.5 and 7.2 mg/dl. If pt has hx of gout or elevated uric acid in the past 7.5. Mg/ dl is not too much. Sometime leves go up with diuretics. The ideal ratio for the body should be 3.5:1 or below. Normal triglycerides is <150 mg/dl http://ldlhdlcholesterollevels. Org/the-perfect-cholesterol-ratio-for-an-individual. ...Read more

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What would cause low red and white count in the blood, w/high uric acid? No medication is taken. Had cancerous tumor removed & hysterectomy in 1999.

What would cause low red and white count in the blood, w/high uric acid? No medication is taken. Had cancerous tumor removed & hysterectomy in 1999.

Many thoughts: The answer depends on your age, is the Aspirin causing bleeding, do you have kidney problems which needs to be clarified, it is not clear any of this is related to previous tumor but your physician needs to integrate each of these symptoms and making a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does or can Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) cause "high" uric acid levels? Dr put me on Allopurinol but I don't have gout or never have had.

Does or can Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) cause "high" uric acid levels? Dr put me on Allopurinol but I don't have gout or never have had.

Metabolic problem: Elevated uric acid levels besides gout attacks, possibly may also lead severe systemic problems, as some times my deposit in the eyes retinal vessels, heart muscle blood vessels of other critical areas, to prevent these comp, actions your doctor wants the levels down, always get hydrated drink plenty of fluids ...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

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What to do when your uric acid high?

Look at trend also: If a lab test is abnormal, it is important to get older records to see how quickly it is changing and how abnormal is has been. That information can be obtained by a primary care doctor who can then refer a patient to providers with special expertise if needed. ...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 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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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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Discomfort under my kneecaps after high uric acid. What to do for this?

Discomfort under my kneecaps after high uric acid. What to do for this?

May not be gout: Need an evaluation. If an effusion (fluid in the joint space) is present tap it and look to see if gout drystals present. More likely you have typical knee pain. Perform quad sets for help. In bed tighten the quads and hold for 10 seconds, then relax for 10 seconds. Do this 20 times in am and pm. If typical knee pain it should get better in 2 weeks. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin are good pain reliever. ...Read more

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Can high uric acid will permanently cured? If yes then what will be the process?

Can high uric acid will permanently cured? If yes then what will be the process?

Can be controlled: A high uric acid (HUA) level in the majority of people is due to genetic factors; in a smaller % of people it is due to kidney or metabolic disorders. Regardless of the cause for HUA it can be successfully treated but not "cured". There are several very effective meds that can lower the HUA over a 3-9 month interval. Once uric acid < 6.0 then HUA effects (gout/ kidney stones) will not occur. ...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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I need to know what is uric acid and I need to know what is its effect if it's over 400 high?

Uric acid of 400: The normal uric acid (u) range is 180-420 umol/liter or 3-7 mg/dl. Your u is within normal limits. U is becoming known as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and many people have an elevated u without symptoms. Speak to your physician to get his opinion about the u results you are asking about. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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