A 17-year-old female asked:
How do you get kidney infections?
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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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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.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Why do I get so many kidney infections pyelo?
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Infectious Disease 49 years experience
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