Uric acid is a substance that is produced as a result of the body breaking down substances known as purines, according to the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. Drinks and foods, such as beer, liver, peas, drie... More »

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The normal range of uric acid is between 3.5 and 7.2 milligrams of uric acid per deciliter of blood, according to Healthline. Lower levels of uric acid in the blood are more common than higher levels. More »

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The normal range of uric acid in the blood for adult men is 3.4 to 7.0 mg/dL, while the normal range for adult women is 2.4 to 6.0 mg/dL, according to WebMD. The normal range for children is 2.0 to 5.5 mg/dL. More »

The body produces uric acid when it breaks down purines, according to MedlinePlus. Everyone produces uric acid, but healthy individuals filter it from the blood via the kidneys. Some conditions and lifestyle choices can ... More »

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People with high uric acid levels should eat foods low in purines, the substances that elevate uric acid, and possibly take uricosuric drugs or xanthine oxidase inhibitors to slow the absorption of urate. This allows the... More »

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Bumps on the veins can be referred to as superficial thrombophlebitis, according to MedlinePlus from the National Institutes of Health. These bumps can occur on a person's arm or any other part of the body where the vein... More »

Some causes of lips turning blue can be a lack of oxygen, being exposed to cold or water environments, lung conditions and certain heart issues, states the National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. Some other factors ... More »

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