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What are the usual signs of kidney infection in women?

What are the usual signs of kidney infection in women?

Pain,fever,blood in : Symptoms are 1pain or burning during urination 2frequency and urgency of urination 3blood in the urine 4 flank pain or groin pain 5fever 6abdominal pain. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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I'm getting pain where my kidneys are but not getting any other signs of kidney infection is there anything else it could be thanks?

I'm getting pain where my kidneys are but not getting any other signs of kidney infection is there anything else it could be thanks?

Kidney Pain: Pyelonephritis (upper urinary tract infection) is often accompanied with flank/back pain and fever in addition to urinary frequency and pain on urination. In the absence of fevers, chills, and urinary symptoms, urinary tract infection is unlikely to be the cause of your back/flank pain. Musculoskeletal causes are more likely. Recommend seeing your PCP if continues to have symptoms for >3-4 days ...Read more

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Aching over hip area could be a sign of kidney infection?

Aching over hip area could be a sign of kidney infection?

Hips?: Most people point to the bony part at the top of their leg. This is the greater trochanter, and not related to the hip. Hip pain is felt in the groin. Neither is associated with kidney infection. Kidney stones can radiate pain to the groin, however. ...Read more

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If your back hurts like all the time and your not lifting anything and you don't drink water could that be a sign of kidney infection?

If your back hurts like all the time and your not lifting anything and you don't drink water could that be a sign of kidney infection?

May be, but: Usually infection will have other symptoms like burning urination, fever, or frequency of urination. Without these symptoms you may or may not have uti. You need urinalysis to confirm. Other possibilities include muscle spasms or kidney stones. ...Read more

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Please is dis pregnancy signs or kidney infection symptoms. I have been diagnosed with infection but I've been having headache and tingle in my breast?

Please is dis pregnancy signs or kidney infection symptoms. I have been diagnosed with infection but I've been having headache and tingle in my breast?

General Symptoms: That could be from either pregnancy or infection or another problem (there are hundreds of things that cause that symptom) If you are concerned your infection is not improving please be evaluated. Otherwise try to schedule an appointment for follow up and testing soon. ...Read more

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What are signs of a kidney infection?

Kidney infection: Usually fever, chills, flank pain, sometime associated with burning on urination, frequency and blood and white cells in the urine. ...Read more

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What's most likely signs of a kidney infection in women?

What's most likely signs of a kidney infection in women?

Pain,fever,blood in : Symptoms are 1pain or burning during urination 2frequency and urgency of urination 3blood in the urine 4 flank pain or groin pain 5fever 6abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Is this a sign of a kidney infection? I have pain in my kidneys, back, and groin. My urine is orange and it burns when i urinate. My family has a history of kidney disease

The : The symptoms you have described could be a sign of a urinary tract infection (UTI) or possibly a kidney infection (pyelonephritis). You will need to see your doctor for a urinalysis and a urine culture. Depending on your history of present illness, your doctor may or may not make a preliminary diagnosis and start treatment. I hope you find relief soon. ...Read more

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Wondering about signs and symptoms of kidney infection in women?

Pain,frequency,blood: The symptoms are 1 pain or burning during urination 2frequency/urgency of urination 3blood in the urine 4fever 5abdominal orflank/back pain signs on exam are 1fever 2tenderness incostovertebral area 3blood or puss on naked urine exam. ...Read more

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What are some signs of a bladder/kidney infection coming on? What liquids should I avoid until it subsides?

Burning urination: The most common symptoms are burning with urination, and urinating more frequently than usual. Some people see some blood in their urine or have difficulty making it to the bathroom in time. Any liquids that don't have alcohol in them are good. If the symptoms don't resolve, you should see a doctor for an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Ramsay Kuo Dr. Kuo
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What are the signs and symptoms of a kidney infection?

Dr. Ramsay Kuo Dr. Kuo
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Pain and fever: A true kidney infection, termed pyelonephritis, usually causes very obvious symptoms. One will often experience pain in the flank region (where the kidneys are) and will also have a very high fever which often comes in waves. A urinalysis and urine culture will confirm the presence of an infection. This type of infection may require intravenous antibiotics followed by 2-3 weeks oral antibiotics ...Read more

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What are the signs of a UTI or kidney infection?

What are the signs of a UTI or kidney infection?

Tons of signs/ None: Signs of UTI are burning in urine, frequent urination, voiding small amounts of urine, unusual odor of urine, fever, back pain, lower abdominal cramps and blood in the urine. Kidney infection can also cause pain in the upper back, headaches and nausea and vomiting ...Read more

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Do I have a kidney infection? I have the signs of someone with a kidney infection but my urine test says other wise.

Do I have a kidney infection? I have the signs of someone with a kidney infection but my urine test says other wise.

I : I am assuming you are talking about a urinalysis and urine culture. Your doctor needs to be made aware of your continuing symptoms. You may need imaging studies like an x-ray, ct scan or ultrasound to look for other things such as kidney stones. Please follow up. ...Read more

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What are the signs and how can you treat kidney infection?

What are the signs and how can you treat  kidney infection?

What symptoms: Need more information about your symptoms. Do you have your urinary frequency, urgency or pain with urination. If so these could be consistent with bladder or urinary tract infection. If positive this can be treated with a course of antibiotics usually seven to ten days. ...Read more

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I keep getting kidney infections. What could this be a sign of ?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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I keep getting kidney infections. What could this be a sign of ?

How true may it be?: To deduce an answer, one needs to collect & review available truth & facts of life + findings of physical exam and properly done tests as described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More on UTI? Go to http://www.formefirst.com/UTI.html & other related articles in its selected category. Best wishes to health & happiness. ...Read more

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It could be possible that a kidney infection be the first signs of a leukemia?

It could be possible that a kidney infection be the first signs of a leukemia?

Yes: Any infection could be the first hint of an underlying leukemia, but i cannot say I have seen this and i see quite a few leukemia patients. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
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Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) (Definition)

A condition in which the kidneys become inflamed due to an infection, usually caused by bacteria. ...Read more