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About Uric Acid test

Uric Acid test

₹300 ₹200

Know more about Uric Acid test

The uric acid test is a tyep fo urine test that helps to diagnose kidney related problems such as the cause of recurrent kidney stones and to monitor people with gout for stone formation. Besides this test also helps to measure an ongoing chemotherapy radiation treatment.

The common symptoms of kidney disease and arthritis disease are:

Kidney Disease: Severe pain in the lower back, upset stomach, blood in urine, frequent urge to urinate and vomiting.

Arthritis Disease: Intense joint pain in ankles, feet, hands, and knees. Besides, there is even swelling followed by redness and discomfort in the joints. 

The Uric Acid is a type of substance that is produced through the breakdown of purines. Purines are nitrogen that is found in the body cells including the DNA. 

In another case, it also happens that purines come from the food source such as anchovies, mackerel, dried beans and peas along with alcoholic drinks like beer. 

When there is a decrease in the production of uric acid caused by dead cells leads to kidney disease such as impaired kidney function.

Hence, the test helps to measure the level of uric acid present in the urine and blood.

If you have been requested for urine sample, you will need to collect the urine for a period of 24 hours.

Depending on your test result, the doctor will prescribe you treatment and medication.

Foods to avoid in your uric acid is found high:

Meats such as pork, organ meats, mutton; sardines, scallops, dried beans, and beer as mentioned-above).

Sugary foods and beverages and avoid alcohol.

Add more water intake and try to shed the extra weight.

Test Method1: A sample of blood will be collected from a vein of your arm.

Test Method 2: A urine sample collected from a period of 24 hours will be requested.

Test Report: Turn around time is 24 hours. 

When your doctor suspects you of suffering from kidney disease and arthritis, you will be prescribed to take this test.

Diabetes gout, arthritis, bone marrow disorders, hypoparathyroidism, parathyroid function kidney disorders, kidney failure, kidney stones, multiple myeloma,



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