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if an appendix has ruptured and there may possibly be infection left int he body can it cause renal kidney failure in the future

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
In the future?: Down the road, no.
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Indirectly,if at all: Acute appendicitis with perforation may be complicated by an acute infection throughout the body (sepsis) that can compromise other organs' function t ... Read More

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Dr. Theresa Yang
8 years experience General Practice
Yes, although rare.: A ruptured appendix can cause bacteria to invade the blood, called septicemia. The bacterial toxins in the blood can lead to inflammation that tempora ... Read More
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Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: When an appendix ruptures, there is risk of sepsis. Sepsis can stress the heart and kidneys resulting in heart failure and kidney failure respectivel ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: OAB itself would not cause kidney failure for sure. But, poor lifestyle with metabolic syndrome (DM, high BP, obesity, high triglyceride, and low HDL ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhupesh Panwar
15 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: It potentially can depending upon severity and promptness of treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Plenty: Some of the common ones are some over the counter pain killers, antibiotics like aminoglycosides, amphotericin b, chemotherapy drugs. Here is an artic ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Probably depending on what was done.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Still antibiotics...: If active infection forming abscesses etc..These should be surgically drained, and oral antibiotic use just as with those without renal failure. The ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Not necessarily: If you already have problems with your kidneys that have caused them to not work normally, then an infection can make things worse. If your kidneys a ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can Be: There are kidney conditions that have a genetic predisposition. Ask your doctor for specifics with a specific diagnosis that the relatives suffer from ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Hmm not really: Did you have a yeaast infection in your urine? Did it get systemic? Then maybe... But you need to see an infectious disease specialist and a nephr ... Read More

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