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

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
Urology 38 years experience
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
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.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well : It's unknown Could be sudden or maybe never occur
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 22 years experience
Infx: Sometimes it doesn't, depends on bacteria.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Protect that kidney : Uti needs to be treated promptly. A urine culture is desirable, specially if you get infections often. Your provider may consider prescribing a long t... Read More
A 42-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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Gould
Radiology 44 years experience
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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Dr. James Lin
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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

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