A 33-year-old member asked:
What are the differences between cystitis and pyelonephritis?
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths answered
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Location, location: A cystitis is an infection in the bladder area. A pyelonephritisis an infection in the kidneys. Both medical problems will present with burning on urination and bloody urine. However with a pyelonephritis you have more pain in the back area.
Answered on Jan 15, 2017
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