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Malfunctioning of the kidneys is an established uric acid causes. This is so because the kidneys act as filters to excrete out uric acid physiologically. Often kidney stones are markers of deranged uric acid levels. Levels of uric acid which the body produces can be adequately mapped using a blood test.
Risk factors include :
2. Insufficient filtering by kidneys
3. Multiple myeloma
5. Inborn errors like Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
Uric acid causes fall into the loop wherein the purine metabolism is ultimately affected causing complications.
Patients with uric acid symptoms don’t come in with lab results showing a deranged uric acid level. It is usually the skillful eye of a doctor to diagnose the condition of hyperuricemia.
Common presentations include :
1. Early morning joint pain
2. Tenderness of the joints
3. Stiffness or certain immobility of the joint.