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how long does flank pain associated with pyelonephritis last

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Stone: Your pain may be caused by a stone. If you have not been checked you should be.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Varies: I would drink more fluids in the meantime to help flush out your kidneys. Stagnant water the enemy. Your kidney likes to have liquid to filter.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
36 years experience Family Medicine
Kidney infection: Generally a Kidney infection is accompanied by a FEVER and some flank pain. Not all UTIs, even untreated will progress to a Kidney infection. There re ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Probably: Best thing is to reach out and call your doctor. If you go to an er who does your urine test, blood test and temperature, they can also call your doct ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute infection: If you cannot find a doctor who will see you then it would be prudent to go to the er. You don't say why you are taking Metronidazole (flagyl), but t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
The Doc: Who gave you amox is the person to discuss this with. They will want to know. They will be able to best advise you.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fever ...: Fever, chills, painful urination and shakes are common with fever > 100 degrees. Flank pain by itself is not diagnostic. See your caregiver and have y ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Obstructed?: Obstruction of the upper part of the ureter or within the kidney could do this. e.g. from a kidney stone or papillary necrosis. That is, the infected ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Pyelo: I am not sure what you're concerned over. If the antibiotics are working, then you need to wait until the infection is killed and hopefully you should ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Woodard
32 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Partially: Very possible that a low grade infection caused the initial symptoms, then became full blown pyelonephritis , which requires initial IV antibiotics an ... Read More
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