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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can a kidney infection get better without antiboitics?

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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Possibly: If the infection was associated with a kidney stone and the infection was proximal to it (above) then antibiotics may not be needed.

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