U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 26-year-old female asked:

4 days ago i had hydronephrosis and partial kidney stone obstruction. i now have a fever and signs of infection. should i go to er?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: The stone, partial obstruction and hydronephrosis lead to urinary tract infection/pylonephritis that may require IV antibiotics therapy.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 7, 2015


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.