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do I have a Kidney infection

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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I am assuming you are talking about a urinalysis and urine culture. Your doctor needs to be made aware of your continuing symptoms. You may need imagi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience Urology
Possible: Tyipcal kidney infections are associated with fever and significant flank pain. You more likely have bladder infection. You should visit with your ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe, maybe not: Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, especially if the person doesn't remember hurtin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unlikely to be your: kidney if it is worsened by touch. More likely to be musculoskeletal or neurological. If it persists, make an appointment for evaluation by your healt ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Urine smell: there are a couple possibilities a UTI or very concentrated urine if concerned you should see your physician for a urinalysis
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Can't tell in forum: You need to see your doctor if you suspect a possible urinary tract infection vs pregnancy. A urine sample will be able to distinguish between the 2 c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: See a doctor and get evaluated. This is not an internet issue. Face to face consultation following a detailed history, physical exam and some labs w ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
It is possible: It sounds like there is something wrong making you feel so poorly. You should be evaluated as soon as possible. Left untreated kidney infections can ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Confirm Dx...: "pain over kidneys' and a few white or red blood cells in urine alone will not say or assume someone gets kidney infection. Instead, good history, pro ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Dudak
29 years experience Urology
Your : Your doctor should review the ct images personally. The possible diagnoses are multiple. Most are benign, but malignancy should be excluded.
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