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what would happen if admitted to hospital for kidney infection

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Failure of therapy: Varies based on the patient. "co-morbid" conditions, or other medical illnesses that make the infection more concerning. Diabetes, cancer, chemotherap ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
This depends on: The emergency room physician. He would make the decision based on severity of symptoms, fever, culture etc- if symptoms persist return to er for anot ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute pyelonephritis: This can be an extremely severe infection which may have been caused by infection elsewhere extending to the kidney, or the primary kidney infection c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Maybe: But not necessarily for sure. It depends on many other factors and what the infection was from. You and your doctor should look at your lab tests an ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Kidney infections are much more serious infections than urinary infections of the lower urinary tract (bladder). If caught early and treated appropria ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Good: I'm guessing that you'd like to maintain your gains. Talk to the hospital staff about a referral to do therapy out patient i order not the slip back. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Symtoms?test result: Urine cultures confirm urinary tract infections. Flank pain or tenderness, fever, chills, high white blood cell count or dark blood in urine would all ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: That depends on the severity of the kidney infection, the stage of pregnancy, the history of high risk pregnancy, history of previous pregnancies, his ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Nope: you may have a renal stone....(sometimes accompanied by an infection) Contact your Priimary Care Provider. If pain gets worse ...return to Hospital! I ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
More treatment: Are you on oral antibiotics? IF NOT sounds like you said should be! If you are sounds like review necessary! Sleep your doctor!

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