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Gout and high cholesterol. On allopurinol and pravastatin. Blood and urine test done. Reason?

hi, my husband is 37 yrs old and does not have diabetes or hypertention . he has gout and hig cholesterol .he is on allupurinol and provastatin. his recent bloodwork shows his blood createnine, BUN and gfr are normal but urine microalbumine is 97. and the createnine/microalb ration is 46. what might be the reason for this? Thanks Naurin
Asked On : Sat, 9 Jun 2012
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Gout has its ill effects on the kidney.
Kidney has to work excessively beyond its capacity to handle the uric acid like in the blood.
This is an early sign of kidney damage their in the kidney is starting to lose its proteins.
If it is not taken seriously in this stage then there may be extensive kidney damage in the future.
ACE inhibitors may help.
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