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Does stress affect the urinary pH? [closed]

I've read a few websites which say that stress can cause buildup of uric acid. Would that make a urine test (uric acid/pH) taken after stress less accurate?
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Apple(Fructose) and Uric Acid [closed]

Recently I've been reading about fruits to be consumed when you have high level of uric acid in blood. One thing I found contradicting is most of the reputed websites mention Apple is good to lower ...
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Will gout finally make patella thinner and thinner if uric acid level has kept being high for long periods?

My uric acid level has been high and hasn't been able to return back to below normal point for several years. Since two years ago, my knees have been suffering a lot, which makes me limp. MRI shows ...
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How fast is "too fast" for Uric stones?

I've been reading that rapid weight loss could cause Uric stones? How fast is rapid weight loss? 5 pounds per month?
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When to take a blood test after a gout attack

Gout is caused by an elevated level of uric acid in the blood, which results in crystals forming in the joints. Once this reaches a critical level, the body responds by targeting the crystals, ...
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