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how long does it take a women for uti to go to the kidneys

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
37 years experience Urology
Pyelonephritis: Without reflux (urine backing up into the kidney(s), the common UTI should not progress to a kidney infection (pyelonephritis).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: This will depend on the organism involved, the underlying problems experienced by the patient, whether there are anatomical issues, and other factors. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Won't spread if u: Get proper treatment, call your gyn or regular doc to get started on antibiotics asap or go to an urgent visit center.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Go seek help: While we have very limited information, this may be more STD related than a typical UTI, if you've had it for about a month. By the way, most people ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : It's unknown Could be sudden or maybe never occur
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Infx: Sometimes it doesn't, depends on bacteria.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Variable: Depends upon presence or absence of bladder reflux, inborn protective kidney mechanism to prevent intra-renal reflux & type of bacteria. Also upon bod ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Gould
43 years experience Radiology
Not necessarily: The location of the stone with in the kidney in terms of whether it is in the substance of the kidney or the renal collecting system is more important ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Unknown...: It is impossible to predict when the kidneys may be involved with bacterial UTI. Most UTIs in females are limited in bladder/urethra - lower UTI with ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
It all depends...: ...On which bacteria causing infection, on your immune system and other medical conditions, and other factors that make it difficult to predict. Some ... Read More

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