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Can You Have Kidney Infection Without Fever
If I had a fever but broke it with a kidney infection could I still be treated the same as a sever kidney infection?
Kidney infection: An ultrasound and urinalysis with microscopy can determine severity and chronicity of the problem. ...Read more
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
Okay. I have an kidney infection and I'm getting a lot of fevers. I have break outs down there. Is that possible?
Yes: Not all our bodies respond the same. Especially early during the course of any disease /illness ...Read more
Er said had kidney infection and if I get high fever I need to go back. What is considered a high fever? Any other reasons id need to go back?
Fourth day of ciprofor a severe bladder infection, but the pain is getting worse in my bladder and my back. I do not have a fever. Kidney infection?
Yes and No: Uti is an infection anywhere in the urinary tract and is verified by a positive culture. Most utis involve only the bladder/urethra (aka cystitis: urgency, frequency, burning). A more severe infection results when a UTI progresses to involve the kidneys/ureters (aka pyelonephritis: fever, chills, n/v, back pain, sick). Pyelo may or may not be associated with or preceded by cystitis symptoms. ...Read more
Is there always a fever when you have a kidney infection. And can the infection make you feelin unusually weak with zero energy?
No and yes: Urinary tract infections typically present with increased urination, discomfort with urination and abdominal pressure. Other symptoms can be flu - like symptoms/fatigue. If the infection ascends up the urinary tract, kidneys can become infected and cause high fever and serious illness. So in summary there can be a spectrum of disease, fever is not always present. ...Read more
On coamoxiclav for a kidney infection. Had a dose through IV and now on day 3 of tablets. Still having pain, no fever, urine not cloudy. Worried?
See below: Bladder infection (aka cystitis) symptoms include urinary urgency, frequency, burning, and sometimes visible blood. 3-5 days of antibiotic usually adequate. Kidney infection (aka pyelonephritis) symptoms include fever, chills, back/flank/abdominal pain, and feeling sick. Minimum 7-10 days of antibiotic. Pain and other symptoms often take at least 3-5 days to improve. Urine culture would be helpful ...Read more
Persistent UTI for a few weeks. Last night I woke with nausea and fever, but today I feel fine with mild symptoms of uti. Kidney infection?
I am pregnant and I have a kidney infection the pain is horrific I am on 250 125 mg co amoxiclav for 7 days the fever has gone ect but the pain has worsend I have been in the antiboitics for 2 whole days 48h should I be worried the pain hasn't gone?
Yes: You need to be reevaluated if your pain is that severe. ...Read more
Pee looks fine and I do not have a fever and there is no pain or blood when urinating. How to tell if I have kidney infection?
Been on nitrourantoin for a bladder/kidney infection for 4 days still got back pain and fever & flu symptoms when will I get better?
Frequent urination because im drinking a lot of water is it normal or I may have kidney infection. No fever just colds im getting anxious now?
I've been experiencing sharp pain (left side) back pain. Fever&vomiting. Its been three days&it just gets worse. What is this im feeling? Kidney infection
Definitely possible: It sounds like an infection that is either climbing or made its way to your kidney, called pyelonephritis. This can often occur from an untreated, sometimes subclinical urinary tract infection. This can be dangerous and I would recommend seeing a physician as soon as possible as left untreated it can cause kidney damage or systemic infection leading to even more serious problems. Please see someon. ...Read more
Doctor told me I have kidney infection but I do. Not have any symptom. No vomiting no pain no fever. Is it possible? To have it without symptoms? Thx
Can kidney infections go away on their own? I think I have 1 because of back pain nausea flu symtoms fever pain when I pee. Don't want 2 go 2 docs.
Must go to doctor: No kidney infections can be life threatening in young women because of acute kideny infections, pylenophritis can sepsis shock and organ faillure. Back pain may suggest acute pyelonephritis if associated with high fever, chills or rigors. Need to see a doctor to do urine culture, antibiotic therapy, and to make sure there is no obstructive pathology like kidney stones. Hence, must see a doctor. ...Read more
I was hospitalized with massive fever, vomiting = kidney infection. 1 month later pain still around my back and stomach is swollen like pregnant. Help?
See urologist: Acute pyelonephritis, or kidney infection, can lead to kidney abscess, which may need additional treatment, including surgery. If the infection was due to presence of a kidney stone, this can also lead to persistent symptoms. You should see a urologist for additional testing, including urine culture and urinalysis, possible ultrasound or ct scan. ...Read more
I have a sore back. I am also having extreme hot flashes and sweating and chills. No fever. Could it be a kidney infection.?
Yes: See your physician & get evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Constant pain and pressure in lower back. Stone came up on CT 6mths ago. Do I have kidney infection or is this pain from the stone? I have no fever
I am fighting a fever from 95-102. WBC is 19.6, Neutrophils%auto is 91.9, lymphocytes% auto is 4.4, now vomiting. Have kidney infection getting worse?
I have left side mid/upper back pain and llq pain w/ difficulty urinating. My urine is cloudy/smelly. No fever do I have a kidney infection?
Cannot diagnose: See a doctor and get evaluated. This is not an internet issue. Face to face consultation following a detailed history, physical exam and some labs will be valuable. Hope you do not have this. ...Read more
Is it possibly to have a kidney infection without a fever? I had a dipstick test for flank pain and smelly urine that showed leukocytes & glycosuria?
Kidney infection? Back pain, restless sleep, cloudy urine, no burning, pee a lot/feel I have to pee but can't. No fever little nausea night sweats
I took Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) to treat UTI for three days. I am worse. Now have Vomiting, nausea, cramps, burning urination, fever, and low temps of 96.4. What could this be? Could it be a kidney infection?
Worsening UTI: Yes, these could be signs of a kidney infection, or a bladder infection that is not sensitive to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). The prescribing doctor needs to hear about this immediately, because someone who is vomiting cannot keep down further meds. They will probably arrange a late add-in clinic appointment or ER visit. ...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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