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how does acute pyelonephritis attack and spread

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Pyelonephritis is usually a bacterial infection in the kidney usually bacteria come from the bladder, and there are other causes the bacteria can sp ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Schuster
31 years experience Urogynecology
Still Antibiotics: Pyelonephritis is still just an infection of the kidney and upper tracts of the urinary system. The cure is still antibiotics. Real pyelonephritis i ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Pain and fever: Severe flank or lower back or deep abdominal pain and tenderness. Usually accompanied by fever and symptoms of a UTI which are burning sensation with ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Fever: Pain in mid back on one side r the main ones but also nausea and vommitting when severe.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
AllUrinaryTract/Uppe: UTI is the term used for infection in any part of Urinary Tract from Urethra to urinary bladder to kidneys and covers the whole tract Pyaponephritis i ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many bacteria types: Usually bacteria is the cause of pyelonephritis.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pyelonephritis: Acute comes on suddenly. Chronic is basically multiple episodes of chronic.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Drink fluids: Other than drinking fluids, flushing the kidneys would not be as helpful as getting you on the right antibiotic if you have a kidney infection. If yo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Severity: Cystitis or UTI is an infection of the bladder. Pyelonephritis is a kidney infection and is potentially more dangerous especially in certain groups o ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
57 years experience Urology
Yes: Pyelonephritis means infection of the kidney. Acute means severe. If it is of recent origin it must be treated immediately and fully. Chronic pyelone ... Read More

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