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Acute pain in sole with high level uric acid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I had accute pain in my foot (sole) about 7 months back... and on further diagnisis...
User :   Hi
User :   My Uric Acid levels were on the higher side
Doctor :   yes
User :   at 8.4
Doctor :   Please elaborate the query in a sequence of events
Doctor :   ok
User :   pain in foot
Doctor :   ok
User :   high uric acid level in blood
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms
User :   no
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   what can u sya abt the basic problem
User :   34/male/salaried/married/70/165/no
Doctor :   How is the pain now
Doctor :   when does it come
User :   i only had one instance of the pain
Doctor :   Does it increase with your walking?
User :   no
User :   as i said it only happened once
Doctor :   what was done then
Doctor :   to reduce the pain
User :   nothing it came down on its XXXXXXXX after about a week
Doctor :   So you wanted to know whethger it is due to the high uric acids
Doctor :   is it?
User :   yes
Doctor :   It may be due to high uric acid levels, but the levels are not bothersome at all
Doctor :   but the pain has many other causes to be thought of than the Uric acid levels
Doctor :   Most of the times the Uric acid high levels are asymptomatic
Doctor :   and yoiur levels are not high, just more than normal
User :   what do u suggest....
User :   i shoudl do
Doctor :   Since there is no episode of pain once again
Doctor :   You leave it
Doctor :   If you have similar pain then you can get it evaluated
User :   why does uric acid levels increase in blood... what are the factors
Doctor :   Many factors like dehydration, skiping of meals, gout, any disease condition, exercises etc
User :   ok
User :   can u elaborate "Most of the times the Uric acid high levels are asymptomatic "
Doctor :   Even the high uric acid levels are present in the human body, the person may not show any illness
Doctor :   and it is said to be normal too
Doctor :   Uric acid is the end product of purine metabolism and is normally excreted through the urine.
Doctor :   High levels are noted in gout, infections, kidney disease, alcoholism, high protein diets, and with toxaemia in pregnancy.
Doctor :   so only uric acid level increase should not be an indictor of disease
User :   i was prescribed zyloric... to reduce the uric acid levels....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   When is that
User :   after i had the pain for abt an week
Doctor :   and how much is the dose
User :   and when my blood test showed high uric acid
User :   100 mg per dya
User :   day
Doctor :   are you continuing
Doctor :   the medicine
User :   yes
Doctor :   did yuo follow up again with the recheck of medicines
User :   yes my report showed 4.4
Doctor :   What is the doctors response then
User :   and i was told to avoid meat and drinks
Doctor :   Were you asked to continue
User :   and to cotninue the medicine for some more time
Doctor :   the tablet
Doctor :   Ok
User :   can i continue to zyloric
User :   for long periods ..
Doctor :   you can
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