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Uric Acid in Asansol

Also known as Urate
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Understanding Uric Acid in Asansol

What is Uric Acid in Asansol?

An Uric Acid test measures uric acid levels in your blood and is available at an affordable price in Asansol with Tata 1mg labs. Uric acid is a nitrogenous waste product that forms when the body breaks down purines, substances found naturally in the body, and certain foods. Uric acid levels are a key factor in the development of gout. An Uric Acid test aids in diagnosing gout and monitoring uric acid levels to prevent and manage gout attacks. Furthermore, uric acid is primarily excreted by the kidneys. Hence, an Uric Acid test is often used to evaluate kidney disorders, as abnormal uric acid levels may indicate impaired kidney function.

A high uric acid concentration in the blood, known as hyperuricemia, is associated with gout, kidney disease, and certain cancers. Your doctor may recommend this test if you experience symptoms such as joint pain, swelling, and redness, which are characteristic of gout. Furthermore, this test is also valuable if you experience symptoms such as severe lower back pain, nausea, and vomiting, which are characteristics of kidney stones. 

Usually, no special preparation is required for this test. You may eat and drink normally as per your daily routine.

What does Uric Acid measure?

An Uric Acid test determines the level of uric acid in your body. Uric acid is a nitrogenous compound produced by the metabolic breakdown of purine. Purines are present as nitrogenous bases in the DNA and are also found in food like red meat and seafood.

Most uric acid dissolves in the blood and goes into your kidneys. From there, it passes through your body via the urine. Decreased elimination of uric acid is often a result of impaired kidney function due to kidney disease. In many cases, the exact cause of excess uric acid is unknown. Doctors seldom need to test for low levels of uric acid.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Uric Acid in Asansol

Frequently Asked Questions about Uric Acid in Asansol

Q. What is a Uric Acid test used for?

A Uric Acid test is used to detect gout and kidney stones by determining the levels of uric acid in your body.

Q. When can an Uric Acid test be performed?

Your doctor may advise an Uric Acid test when you experience symptoms like joint pain, redness, swelling, and shiny discoloration of the skin around the joints; severe lower back pain; nausea; and vomiting. This test is also used during radiotherapy and chemotherapy to measure uric acid levels.

Q. Is there any risk associated with an Uric Acid test?

There is no risk associated with an Uric Acid test. However, you may feel slight pain at the site of needle pricking, which is usually self-limiting. Some people may also experience swelling or bruising at the injection site. Applying ice over the area 3-4 times for about a week may provide relief. If it does not get better, consult your doctor.

Q. What factors can affect the results of an Uric Acid test?

Medications like aspirin and niacin (vitamin B3) can affect your serum uric acid levels; therefore, inform your healthcare provider about all the medications that you take before undergoing this test.

Q. Can I schedule an Uric Acid test online in Asansol near me?

Yes. In Asansol, you can schedule an Uric Acid test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is an Uric Acid test eligible for home sample collection in Asansol?

Yes, an Uric Acid test is eligible for home sample collection in Asansol. With Tata 1mg Labs, you can schedule a test at your convenience, and select a date and time for sample collection that fits your schedule.

Q. What is the procedure to book an Uric Acid test with Tata 1mg Labs in Asansol?

Booking an Uric Acid test with Tata 1mg Labs in Asansol is quite straightforward. To schedule a test online, follow these steps: 1). Go to the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add your preferred test to the shopping cart. 3). Choose a time and day that works for you as long as you also consider the essential prerequisites. 4). A confirmation notification with all the details will be sent to you once the booking is complete.

Q. How much does an Uric Acid test cost in Asansol?

We at Tata 1mg understand the importance of affordable healthcare and, therefore, provide lab tests at a pocket-friendly budget. An Uric Acid test in Asansol is available at Rs. 160.

Q. What is the estimated turnaround time for the results of an Uric Acid test in Asansol?

Tata 1mg Labs understands the importance of timely results and strives to deliver them quickly. On average, we provide the results of an Uric Acid test in Asansol in 48 hours.
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