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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?
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
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