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how do they test for kidney infection

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mahoney
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Urine sample: Kidney infection is extension of bladder infections--both uti. Kidney is more concerning, can get very sick, fast. ? Treated for uti. Could be ston ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Urinalysis: Not unless a pregnancy test is ordered. Please tell your physician if there is any chance you may be pregnant so that this is tested fo..
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Urinalysis/culture: A urine dipstick test shows if you have nitrites in your urine, as well as other markers such as blood, white cells, and protein. The human body does ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Grunert
52 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovulation detection: If there's protein in the urine from an infection, it can cause a false-positive ovulation kit result.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Unable: Get referral to a urologist.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Sediment: Infection means bacteria growing where it should not be. Your test for infection in your urine was negative and that is good. Sediment in the urine ca ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Diagnosis: A urine dipstick test shows if you have nitrites in your urine, as well as other markers such as blood, white cells, and protein. The human body does ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pyelonephritis: Kidney infections are usually heralded with fever, flank pain of significant severity, rapid pulse and respirations and can be a medical emergency. If ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Bladder tests: Tests of your bladder.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This finding is often seen when there is a urinary infection. It will resolve with antibiotic treatment of the infection.
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