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A 26-year-old female asked:

I was treated with cipro for pyelonephritis & my symptoms improved. however, i am still having blood in my urine and bladder heaviness worse when walking/sitting up. urine negative, ultrasound normal. is it worth having a ct w contrast?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
US is not sensitive enough for pelvic organs. Pyelonephritis does cause kidney dysfunction so I suggest you should wait for at least 4-6 weeks before receiving CT with IV contrast.
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