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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not necessarily: When we are at quiet times and our minds are not preoccupied with a lot of things, we can feel the pain of something more, and that is well-known. Tha ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Pain: Two issues. First, you really need to see a doctor asap. The symptoms you describe have the potential to be due to a very serious condition. Secondly, ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: But need to treat infection with antibiotics if not already done so! exercise only as tolerated during infection since infection limits exercise capac ... Read More
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Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Kidney infection: Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) generally causes fever, chills and very significant flank pain. One generally feels "sick". Bladder infection (cyst ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
You : You should call your doctor and discuss your symptoms and see how soon you can be seen. If you are having fever, chills, severe back pain, nausea or ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Call your doctor: Call your doctor's office. If they know you have serious pain or a possibly serious problem, they probably will arrange to see you or give you advice ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
30 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
No time frame: There is no time frame for worsening of renal function. There are factors ( like diabetes, high blood pressure and urine infections) which hasten the ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
RU on antibiotics: You should be on appropriate antibiotic therapy. Hope urine culture was taken & you were started on a broad spectrum antibiotic which achieve good tis ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Comparative severity: Both are nobody's idea of fun. Kidney stones can result in secondary uti. Kidney infections often require long periods of antibiotic therapy and can p ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Probably.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Have the symptoms related with kidney infection changed before and after Cipro (ciprofloxacin)? Have you had urine +/- blood culture before and after ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Reevaluation: Get reevaluated immediately. You are supposed to feel better when treated with medication that address the issue if the organism causing the infection ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Change antibiotic: Your doctor may need to reassess your infection through cultures and imaging. This may result in a change in antibiotics because the current one is ... Read More

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