Increased Uric Acid

An increase in the levels of uric acid is known as hyperuricemia. Uric acid is a waste product produced by the digested foods containing purines. The accumulation of excess uric acid results in gout, an increased accumulation of urate crystals in the body is seen. The urine and blood become more acidic. Hypothyroidism, kidney diseases, and diabetes are some diseases that cause high uric acid levels in the body.

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My mother who is diabetic and hypertensive has increased levels of WBC and uric acid. Why?

Query: Hello, My mother is diabetic and hypertensive. We got a routine test done for her. Please examine the reports. Right now, she has no complaints. However, I just noticed her WBC and uric acid are slightly high. Please suggest if all is fine. Her current medications include tablet Glycomet Gp 3/850 t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern.You have mistakenly uploaded the payment slip, not the blood reports. So, I request you to please check and attach the reports.As you mentioned, her WBC (white blood cells) is increased, so it can be due to some current i...  Read Full »

How are elevated homocysteine and uric acid levels treated?

Query: Hi doctor, My homocysteine level is 65 mcmol/L. Vitamin D and SGPT values are 7.72 ng/mL and 70 units respectively. I also have higher uric acid levels. I have attached my reports. Please suggest further treatment plan.  Read Full »


Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). You have low vitamin B12, low vitamin D and slightly high uric acid levels. A high value of homocysteine could be due to the low level of vitamin D. The possible cause can be nutrition related. ...  Read Full »

My mother is having high uric acid and has been prescribed Zyloric 100 mg tablet. Is it safe to use with other medications as well?

Query: Hello doctor, Please see my mother's report. She is having high uric acid. She had been prescribed with Zyloric 100 mg tablet once at night for 3 months. Currently she is taking the following medicines Glycomet GP 3/850 tablet one in the morning and one at night, Voglibose 0.3 tablet one in the morn...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Yes, Zyloric tablet is good for uric acid control. However these days there are new drugs which are being used for this purpose like Febuxostat. Make her drink plenty of water and fluids. Get her a repeat uric acid test done after 3 month...  Read Full »

Why is my husband's uric acid, RBC and liver parameters out of range?

Query: Hello doctor, Please see my husband's reports. Currently, he is not on any medication. He has started taking Orofer XT tablet and Men's Drive capsule. Please advise if he needs to take any medicine for high uric acid. Also, why are his RBC and liver parameters out of range? My mother is taking Zylor...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I warmly welcome you on my virtual clinic and assure you not to worry as all the things may get settled with proper care and follow-up. I feel sorry for the health issues your husband has. They are manageable. First of all we have to take care of the issues like th...  Read Full »

What can cause elevation in my testosterone level and lymphocyte percentage?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been taking uric acid medications for a long time now. Recently, I got my blood tests done. Please check my attached laboratory report and let me know of any issues or concerns. I had stopped taking the medications ten days before going for the test. Thanks.   Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.As per your report (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), your uric acid levels are slightly raised.Testosterone level and lymphocytes percentage are also slightly raised.Are you taking any medicine now?Are you doing exercises regularly?Do you have any hea...  Read Full »

Uric acid is 7.5. Please suggest a medicine.

Query: Hello doctor,My uric acid is 7.5. Please suggest me a medicine.  Read Full »


Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your medical history carefully and understood your concerns. Your uric acid level falls within the normal range for female patients (the normal range is between 2.5-7.5 mg/dL). I think Fabulas 40 (Febuxostat) you are taking is taking good control ...  Read Full »

I have on and off pain in feet and wrists. Is that due to high uric acid or nerve disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in my feet and wrist sometimes, and I take painkillers. It goes and comes back again after a few months or weeks. It is not due to external injury. I got a blood test, and my uric acid was high at 10 mg/dL. Now, I take Feburic 40 mg for some time. Today again, I had a pain on...  Read Full »


Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As the uric acid is high at 10 mg/dL, it is likely a cause of arthritis. Febuxostat that you are using now should be used every day even when you are not having pain. This medication is...  Read Full »

My serum uric acid levels are high. Can I take Neurobion Forte? Will it increase my serum uric acid levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing the following symptoms for the past 15 days. Feet pain, occasional finger bone pain, radiating bone pain, occasional cold feet, occasional abdominal cramping, or a feeling of pressure in the abdomen. I had ureteroscopy for my right proximal ureter stone removal ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern in detail and will surely help you out. I have seen all the reports you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I will answer your queries step by step. 1. Can I take Neurobion Forte (daily one at n...  Read Full »

Are there any problems in my routine health checkup reports?

Query: Hello doctor,I have no issues as such but not feeling fit. I am more concerned about my health. I would like to know whether my routine checkup results are alright or not. I have no symptoms of any kind. I have taken ayurveda treatment for SGPT, SGOT, and high protein. I am attaching my reports for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and came across a few significant values. Elevated uric acid can increase the risk of kidney stones and joint pains. I would suggest you have plenty of water and avoid having non-vegetarian food...  Read Full »

I have muscle contraction and pain in right leg. Kindly help

Query: Hi doctor, I have been feeling some muscle contraction and pain in my right leg (knee to foot portion) for more than a month. I used to do yoga before this issue, but now I have stopped yoga, and I do a morning walk for 45 minutes. When I am in a resting position like sitting or sleeping, I do not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. The pain in the leg, mainly in calf muscles, can be due to the undue stretching of muscle while practicing yoga exercises. It could be a muscle strain. Consistent pain below the right great toe can be due to uric ...  Read Full »

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