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Hyperuricemia

Hyperuricemia is when a high uric acid level in the tissues and blood occurs when the body either produces too much uric acid or cannot excrete enough of it. Hyperuricemia can lead to health problems such as gout (a type of arthritis characterized by severe pain, redness, and tenderness in joints) and kidney stones (a painful condition characterized by the buildup of tiny, hard deposits in the kidneys and is often painful when passed). Dietary changes, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and corticosteroids may help relieve inflammation and pain in gout, while pain medications and surgery may help treat kidney stones.

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What do high uric acid and joint pain indicates?

Query: Hello doctor, I have high uric acid levels and mild pain in random joints. I would like to know about hyperuricemia management. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Definitely, your uric acid is very high. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). To discuss the management, I would need to know, since when are you having these symptoms. Only small joints are involved or large joints like the knee, and elbow are also involve...  Read Full »

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