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A low level of uric acid in the blood is usually due to:
Uric acid values are usually given in mg/dl but sometimes you can see those values in nmol/l following the International System of Units (SI). In case your values are in nmol/l you can convert them using this tool:
The uric acid level in the blood is a bit low but not a matter for concern. Maybe your diet is unbalanced for example a vegetarian diet low consumption of purines.
You should eat more food rich in purines to check if your values return to normal range in a future blood test. Otherwise, additional screening test should be performed.
Your acid uric level is extremely low.
It can be seen in case of an unbalanced diet with an important deficit of purines, molybdenum or folic acid.
If you follow a balanced diet, it may suggest a genetic disorder that blocks the purine absorption or its transformation in uric acid. You should visit your doctor to study a possible hereditary metabolic disorder such as Fanconi syndrome or Wilson’s disease.
There are some circumstances than can reduce your uric acid level in the blood:
Lower than normal level of uric acid in the blood can be due to:
A low level of uric acid in the blood can be a consequence of an unbalanced diet, for example a vegetarian diet with a low meat consumption of beef and pork. This can cause a deficit of purine intake.
To increase the purine intake, so they can be transformed into uric acid, it is possible to eat some vegetables, legumes and fish rich in purines. For example:
It is also important the water intake. An excessive water intake can increase the excretion of uric acid in the urine.
Finally, is advisable to eat food rich in molybdenum such as liver, lentils, beans or peas.
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The following values are considered to be below the normal range:
IMPORTANT: These levels are expressed in mg/dl They are an example of a healthy man of about 45 years old with no known disease and not taking any medication. The ranges can be different depending on the laboratory or on your personal circumstances.
|3.4 mg/dl||3.3 mg/dl||3.2 mg/dl||3.1 mg/dl||3 mg/dl||2.9 mg/dl||2.8 mg/dl||2.7 mg/dl|
|2.6 mg/dl||2.5 mg/dl||2.4 mg/dl||2.3 mg/dl||2.2 mg/dl||2.1 mg/dl||2 mg/dl|
|1.9 mg/dl||1.8 mg/dl||1.7 mg/dl||1.6 mg/dl||1.5 mg/dl||1.4 mg/dl||1.3 mg/dl||1.2 mg/dl|
|1.1 mg/dl||1 mg/dl||0.9 mg/dl||0.8 mg/dl||0.7 mg/dl||0.6 mg/dl||0.5 mg/dl||0.4 mg/dl|
|0.3 mg/dl||0.2 mg/dl||0.1 mg/dl||0 mg/dl|