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Last month my uric acid level was 217 umol/l and now it rises to 469 umol/l. I had gout. Im on a low purine diet. Wht should be the reason of increase?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
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In brief: Uric acid

The purine diet may not be working.
You may also need medication.

In brief: Uric acid

The purine diet may not be working.
You may also need medication.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet for uric acid

Adjust diet.
Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. 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 L /day. Achieve ideal wt

In brief: Diet for uric acid

Adjust diet.
Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. 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 L /day. Achieve ideal wt
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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