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Increased uric acid and pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi how can i help u ?
User :   I am facing some problem related to "URIC ACID" is more in my Body
User :   Would like to know the reasons why this was more in my body..and what to do to get rid of this problem
User :   due this i am getting frequent pain in my legs...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where is the pain
Doctor :   since when is the pain
User :   some times in palm and some times in the knee
Doctor :   when were you diagnosed with this problm
User :   since 1 year..and doctor told u have to use the medicine when ever u get this problem for 203 days
User :   6 months back
User :   sorry 2-3 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this condition is called hyperuricemia
Doctor :   it is because the protien in the body should be metabolside
Doctor :   so uric acid is the by product
Doctor :   of this metabolism
Doctor :   the uric acid is excreted out by kidney normally
Doctor :   uric acid is increased in the body
User :   will there be any long term problem due to this..other than this pain(gout)
Doctor :   not realy
Doctor :   but yo uhave to take care fo your diet
Doctor :   less protienaceous
Doctor :   it can be caused becouse of less nzyme in your body
Doctor :   which under excretes the uric acid
User :   ok
Doctor :   so it cant be replaced
User :   what it means "replacd"
Doctor :   the enzyme
Doctor :   so you go to maintain strict diet principles
Doctor :   go to a dietician and get the right diet
Doctor :   you have a normal life if you follow the dietary
Doctor :   restrictions
Doctor :   as of pains
Doctor :   you are given pain killers
Doctor :   and a medicine for long term called colchicine
Doctor :   which you have to use longterm
Doctor :   and keep checking thelevels of uric acid
Doctor :   are you there
Doctor :   i am closing the window as i have many pts waiting in the queue
Doctor :   thanks for consulting please login later
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