High uric acid
In today's test - kidney panel, KFT, Serum - the uric acid content in blood was found to be 8.30 mg/dL. The lab's normal range is 3.5-7.2 mg/dL. How can I bring my uric acid levels down to normal? Please note: I had kidney stones in 2012 and 2015 (November). They passed out after I drank a lot of water. I don't want to ever suffer the pain of stone or have any other problem with kidneys. Please advise what should I avoid eating and if medication is required. I don't suffer from diabetes or high blood pressure. Thanks.
Doctor Answers (1) on High uric acid
there are some dietary restrictions in high uric acid levels patients...one should avoid All organ meats (such as liver), meat extracts and gravy...Yeasts, and yeast extracts like alcohol,Asparagus, spinach, beans, peas, lentils, oatmeal, cauliflower and mushrooms...You can take Refined cereals - breads, pasta, flour, tapioca, cakes Milk and milk products, eggs Lettuce, tomatoes, green vegetables, Cream soups without meat stock, Water, fruit juice, carbonated drinks, Peanut butter, fruits and nuts Keep well hydrated, drinking 2 to 3 liters of water per day, unless you were told otherwise.... Take all of your medications for hyperuricemia as directed..Consult your doctor they will do the needful
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