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What are the causes for high levels of uric acid in blood?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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Your body produces too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little.
All causes are related to these 2 basic mechanisms.

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Your body produces too much uric acid or your kidneys excrete too little.
All causes are related to these 2 basic mechanisms.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: So many causes

Genetic such as syndrome-x and trisomy syndrome; diseases such as renal failure, hypertension, acidosis, tumor-lysis syndrome, sarcoidosis, hypothyroidism, lead intoxication; diet such as organ-meats/red meat, legumes, alcohol, certain cheese; medications such as diuretics, cyclosporin, salicylate, Ethambutol etc.
. There many many more diseases/meds causing this. Consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: So many causes

Genetic such as syndrome-x and trisomy syndrome; diseases such as renal failure, hypertension, acidosis, tumor-lysis syndrome, sarcoidosis, hypothyroidism, lead intoxication; diet such as organ-meats/red meat, legumes, alcohol, certain cheese; medications such as diuretics, cyclosporin, salicylate, Ethambutol etc.
. There many many more diseases/meds causing this. Consult doc. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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