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A 27-year-old female asked:

Can a kidney infection cause bleeding?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
Yes: There are many causes for blood in urine.
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What is the cause of a kidney infection and can it be deadly?

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Usually bacterial: Bacteria enter through the urethra and end up growing in the bladder and then the kidney. Yes , certain infections can lead to sepsis and death if not treated.
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What is the cause of kidney infection and what is the treatment?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
Urology 24 years experience
UTI: Usually a bacteria in the urinary tract causes infx.
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Last updated Dec 28, 2020

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