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Will High Uric Acid Cause You To Itch
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
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 am 52, no known health problem, only take 300mg esloric for my uric acid. For last few days I am feeling itching inside of my genital. Please let me know what to do.?
See your doc: See your doctor. He might refer you to a dermatologist ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Can high blood uric acid cause I c? Just had a cystoscopy c/ bladder stretching & tissue biopsy yesterday morning. Doc: so far didn't see anything.
Can a gout attack (ankle) in the elderly cause mental confusion from high uric acid level? Bun is fine, creatinine is 1.8. Thanks 4 any info. :)
Can elevated uric acid cause pain even without all-out gout? I have high levels and finger and foot pain, but little swelling and no tophi! Thanks!
Yes: It could be related, and it may exacerbate arthritic symptoms even without noticeable swelling. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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