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having a uti make your kidneys bad

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
43 years experience General Surgery
Yes: But if the kidneys truly hurt with flank pain this is not a simple UTI but rather a pynonephritis- x rays and a urologist consult are needed.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Foley: Sounds like you have a Foley because of obstruction in the urinary tract relieved by the catheter. Urinary pressure backing up to kidneys can be damag ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Time: Guve it time to heal.
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Drink fluid: The principals for a kidney stone still apply. Drink fluids, strain your urine, use non steroidal pain medicines as needed. If your pain becomes sev ... Read More
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
KIDNEY STONE: Sounds like you are being given the chance to pass the stone which always beats the alternative. I would first recommend that you DRINK, DRINK, and D ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Your garden variety UTI is in the bladder and has nothing to do with a stone in the kidney. If you have pyelonephritis (heralded by fever), it's a who ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly: I would get your urine tested to see if it is the same bacteria.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Will need your hemoglobin and hematocrit result and sometimes in addition your Chem profile to ensure no Hemoconcentration before determining anemic ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
FLANK-LY SPEAKING: Certainly a stone would be a consideration. Symptoms may also represent the progression of your urinary tract infection; a condition called pyelonephr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast? Drug allergy?: How long ago did you finish your antibiotic(s)? And where is the rash? If around your body in general, probably an allergic reaction to the antibiotic ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rixt Luikenaar
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kidneys or backpain?: Your kidney area or back may be hurting due to musculoskeletal pain (pulling a muscle at the gym or doing something out of the ordinary) is common. Ki ... Read More
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