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kidney infection that won t go away

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unrelated: Your iud has nothing to do with getting a kidney infection. But if you are lightheaded and have blurry vision, you need to be examined by a doctor rig ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Several causes: Possible systemic illness like vasculitis or similar illness.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Hard to say without more info. See you doctor for a referral to urology or nephrology.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Hard to say: A check on your urine can be helpful to determine if you indeed have a urinary tract infection or menstrual irregularities. Please see your doctor or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Consult your doctor: You need to consult your doctor to find the reason.It may be because the bacteria are resistant to antibiotic you have been taking and based on the ur ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Nitrofurantoin, or macrobid, is commonly used to treat uncomplicated urinary tract infections and is usually effective. However if you have a true ki ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
One to two weeks: You may feel better in a few days but should continue your antibiotics until finished. The infection may take one to two weeks to get better.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Shaw
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
One to two weeks: Your symptoms may resolve in a few days but you should continue to take all of your antibiotics and the infection may take one to two weeks to get com ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Kidney infection: Usually true kidney infections don't go away on their own without treatment (antibiotics). Sometimes people have to be hospitalized for intravenous an ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Taj Jiva
Dr. Taj Jiva answered
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Must go to doctor: No kidney infections can be life threatening in young women because of acute kideny infections, pylenophritis can sepsis shock and organ faillure. Bac ... Read More
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