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A 17-year-old female asked:

How do you get kidney infections?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Starts bladder: Starts bladder in some infection progresses to kidney. Some because of anatomical event causing urine to reflux to kidney.

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A 22-year-old female asked:

I keep getting kidney infections why?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Kidney infections: Many causes from biochemistry that predisposes to this, to anatomical issues in the renal system. You must have a full evaluation. Repeated kidney infections may eventually lead to renal compromise.
A 48-year-old member asked:

Why do I get so many kidney infections pyelo?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Abnormal Urine tract: Get checked out for kidney stones , structural or functional abnormalities of your urinary tract. Get a renal ultrasound for starters. You may need a ct scan, voiding cystourethrogram or urology evaluation.

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