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Can having kidney infections cause loss of weight?

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Dr. James Krick
Urology 38 years experience
Kidney infections: Any chronic illness can cause metabolic changes that might lead to weight loss. I would be more concerned about why you're having recurring infections of the "kidneys". Are you sure they were not blader inffections? Recurring infections involving the kidneys should always be evaluated by a urologist.
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