High uric acid levels are excess uric acid in the blood. Uric acid is produced during the breakdown of purines. Purines are found in certain foods and are formed by the body.
The blood carries uric acid to the kidneys. The kidneys excrete most of the uric acid into the urine, which then leaves the body.
High uric acid levels may be associated with gout or kidney stones. But most people with high uric acid levels do not have symptoms of these conditions or related problems.
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December. 14, 2022