A 36-year-old member asked:
is acute pyelonephritis more treatable than chronic pyelonephritis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Zafar Khan answered
58 years experience Urology
Yes: Pyelonephritis means infection of the kidney. Acute means severe. If it is of recent origin it must be treated immediately and fully. Chronic pyelonephritis means that condition is not acute but has been smouldring for a while. it damages the kidneys and it cannot be reversed
Answered on Jun 11, 2017
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