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Can Kidney Infection Cause Stomach Pain
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
Got out of hospital 2 days ago from acute kidney infection. I know the pain takes up to 2 weeks to go but I have really bad stomach pains too. Normal?
I've been having stomach pains for the past 3 months, I've had 3 ultrasounds, 2 CT scans.. and several blood work done, I've also been the to the ER three times... At one point I had a really bad kidney infection. Now I just had a HIDA scan a week a go,
R/O IBS VS ALLERGIES: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com GET FOOD ALLERGY TESTING ...Read more
I just had kidney infection an the pain was on left side of my stomach well now I have itching anlittle red bumps on the left side of stomach pixinfil
Likely shingles: The pain on the left side if the stomach may actually represent the start of a shingles outbreak- the red itchy bumps you describe. The shingles. Rash occurs only on one side of the bidy, and follows the sensory nerve route that covers a specific area of skin called the dermatome. See yourdoctir immediately so he can prescribe you sobe antiviral medicatiobn. ...Read more
I had a kidney infection I've been on meds for about four days , today I feel weak, sleepy, shaky, sick to my stomach all around not good cod this be from the infection or something else?
Just below the center of my chest but more in my stomach area has a dull pain briefly. Doc says its from my kidney infection. I don't know though?
Cannot diagnose: Without a full history and physical exam would have no way to determine what your pain is due to. If you are dissatisfied with your doctor's explanation ask for referral for second opinion. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more
I have a kidney infection and I am extremely bloated, I have a pretty much flat stomach so i was wondering if that's because of the infection?
I have a lot tightening pains in my upper abdomen.. Right in the middle at the top of my rib cage.. I'm often getting urine and kidney infections too?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Possibly: Urinary tract infection (UTI) symptoms can include dysuria (burning on urination), frequency, urgency, and suprapubic pain. If UTI progresses to kidneys, it can also cause back pain, fever and nausea/vomiting. A kidney stone can also cause your sxs. See ur dr - they will examine you and check your urine. If suspect worse infection or kidney stone, they may check blood work and ultrasound or ct. ...Read more
I am having pain in my upper right side stomach and am having black stools. I have a kidney infection but am still having severe pain and concerned.
I went to dr yesterday and found out I have kidney infection. How long before i start improving. I'm hurting in my stomach, back. Taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). ?
Pyelonephritis: As long as the bacteria causing the infection is sensitive to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) you should be improving soon. If you have vomiting or unrelenting pain it is a good idea to notify your physician. Some patients who develop kidney infections require in hospital management with IV antibiotics if they are unable to tolerate the oral treatment or have progression on oral antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: Could be symptoms of urinary tract infection but not usually the most common. ...Read more
Having admoninal/stomach tenderness after 4th day of taking ciprofloxacin 500mg for kidney infection how bad does the tenderness have to be to worry?
See answer: If you truly have a kidney infection (fever, chills, flank/abdominal pain) supported by an abnormal urinalysis and a positive urine culture and are on the appropriate antibiotic (based on urine culture results), symptoms should significantly improve by the third to fifth day of treatment. Certainly, other problems could be responsible for "stomach" pains including the antibiotic itself. Notify md. ...Read more
I have a kidney infection and started Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) on 6/5. I'm still getting fevers over 100 and this feeling of a "gurgling stomach" where my kidney is.
Need clarification : I am assuming you have pyelonephritis ( kidney tissue infection) and not simple bladder infection. How long are on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)? Did you get any urine and blood test. Gurgling may not be the infection. Taking some light food may help. Fever should get better in 24-48 hrs, if not reach out to your doc. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have back pain, stomach upset. No WBC in urine, temp between normal and 98.9. Likelyhood of kidney infection?
My son is 9.I took him to doctor he has low stomach pain/trobbing. He don't have kidney or bladder infection.Doctor gave him buscopan .any ideas why?
No drugs needed: I am a pediatrician in the US and we never use drugs like buscopan for belly pain in a child. I had to look it up. The most common reasons for belly pain in a 9 year old are 1. virus or too much sugar- crampy diarrhea or 2.not completely getting all the poop out. make sure you see his poops- if they are hard and he is not going every day then encourage more frequent sittings and relaxing. ...Read more
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
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