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Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: Recently I am experience pain in ankle joints and in tip of the fingers. I went for serum uric acid test and found that 8.7 mg/dl. Could you please suggest , what is the needful?
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 1 hour later
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Detailed Answer:

Thanks for your query.

Uric acids level you mentioned is high.

You may have to take Tab Feburic 40 mg once daily for 3 weeks.

You may also have to repeat the test to ascertain the treatment success.

Hope, I answered your query.

Please do ask if you have any doubts.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Raju A.T 11 minutes later
Thanks for the prescription. Would you please let me know what could have caused it and is there any health risk associated with it? Is there anything I need to be concerned about?
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Causes are many

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing back.

Causes for increased uric acid are many, most common of all are
kidney disease
medications like pain killers
increase non veg food consumption

Raised uric acid levels cause joint disease. Small joints are the ones affected most.

Hope, I answered your query.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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