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How do I know if my kidney infection is gone

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Need to investigate: You should go see your doctor to investigate the cause. There can be something else going on in your kidney or in the spine. Often the kidney infectio... Read More
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Anesthesiology 23 years experience
More than one cause: You may have another cause of your back pain like lumbar strain... Follow up with your doctor to make sure there is no more infection still and good l... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Signs of kidney infx: A kidney infection is a urinary infection which has spread beyond the bladder to the kidney. An "ordinary" bladder infection makes you feel like you h... Read More
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 41 years experience
Get seen: A kidney infection, as opposed to a common urinary tract infection, is a big deal. Fever, flank pain, shakes and chills, as well as urinary irritation... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Suitable antibiotics: U need 2c doctor who will send urine culture to identify bacteria causing infection ; which antibiotic will be effective to kill the bacteria. In mean... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Antibiotics: Appropriate antibiotics, meaning that the bacteria causing infection are sensitive to the prescribed antibiotic. Kidney stones , if present, will need... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Antibiotics: A patient with a kidney infections (pyelonephritis) should be treated with an appropriate antibiotic and be kept well hydrated after being seen by a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Antibiotics: See a physician, get a urine culture and get a prescription for antibiotics based on the culture results.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
SYMPTOMS/urine test: The symptoms of kidney infection are 1frequency and urgency of urination2burning and pain during micturition 3blood in urine 4pain or discomfort in m... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Kidney infection : Is called pyelonephritis and is different from a bladder infection. A baldder infection or UTI is diagnosed with urine culture whereas to diagnose pye... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
IF A KIDNEY IS: Infected, it needs antibiotics asap.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Normal healthy diet: Preferably lots of fiber, fruit & vegetables. Reduce protein intake especially red meat. Diet can be relaxed providing no significant loss of kidney f... Read More
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