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A 37-year-old female asked:

i havehad pyelonephritis for a month.. at least that's what i was told by a doc... i an having lower back pain , tummy blotting really bad and pain when i urinate.. could you tell me if that's still the same thing..

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Infection: Pyelonephritis is a urinary infection of the kidney itself, and may be tough to fully and efficiently treat, and you and your doctor need to closely monitor this to prevent kidney failure. Although your symptoms may be nonspecific, I have concerns of your healing. See your doctor ASAP

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