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  1. Uric Acid Test What is a uric acid test? This test measures the amount of uric acid in your blood or urine. Uric acid is a normal waste product that's ... into the blood. Why do I need a uric acid test? You may also need a uric acid ...
  2. Uric acid is a chemical created when the body breaks down substances called purines. Purines are normally produced ... mackerel, dried beans and peas, and beer. Most uric acid dissolves in blood and travels to the kidneys. ...
  3. The uric acid urine test measures the level of uric acid in urine. Uric acid level can also be checked using a blood ... to help determine the cause of a high uric acid level in the blood. It may also be ...
  4. Uric acid urine test is performed to check for the amount of uric acid in urine. Urine is collected over a 24 ... for testing. The most common reason for measuring uric acid levels is in the diagnosis or treatment of ...
  5. These spiked rods are uric acid crystals photographed under polarized light. Increased uric acid blood levels and formation of uric acid crystals in the joints are ...
  6. ... most common substance), to form the stone. A uric acid stone may form when your urine contains too ... Avoid these foods if you have uric acid stones: Alcohol Anchovies ... (dried beans and peas) Mushrooms Oils Organ meats (liver, ...
  7. ... and can block the kidney, ureter, or bladder. Uric acid stones are more common in men than in ... done include: Blood tests to check calcium, phosphorus, uric acid, and electrolyte levels Kidney function tests Urinalysis to ...
  8. ... treat gout (a type of arthritis in which uric acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body, builds ... is also used to treat high levels of uric acid that builds up in the blood as tumors ...
  9. ... oxidase inhibitor to treat hyperuricemia (high levels of uric acid) in people with gout (sudden attacks of redness, ... is in a class of medications called selective uric acid reabsorption inhibitors. It works by helping the kidneys ...
  10. ... by abnormally high levels of a substance called uric acid in the blood) in adults who cannot take ... is in a class of medications called PEGylated uric acid specific enzymes. It works by decreasing the amount ...
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