Uric acid is a crystal and a byproduct of purine metabolism. Hyperuricemia is when the uric acid levels are high in the blood. Gout or gouty arthritis is a inflamation of the joints and is caused due to the deposit of uric acid crystals. However, not everyone with high uric acid levels can have gout. In this video Dr. Roopa Tekkatte, Consultant- Rheumatology at Aster RV Hospital, JP Nagar, Bangalore talks about common myths and facts related to Uric acids and gouts. To know more watch the full video.
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