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Candida Die Off Kidney Pain
Went to dr on thursday. I was told I had bacteria and yeast in my urine. They cthe urine and found out that the yeast was coming from kidneys. Serious?
Probably not, but...: First, make sure that ua was done with carefully collected midstream urine specimen, especially for sexually active females. As a result, some or few wbcs, bacteria, or yeasts alone should not assume to have kidney infection without assessing overall clinical, especially systemic sx, pictures and imaging evidence. It has been a relative common practice among pcp/er with such assumption. ...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
Can a endoscope specialist during the procedure see yeast coating the esophagus is it hard to missand what if I have kidney issues at the same time?
Can a yeast infection go to your kidneys? If so, what kind of illness can the kidneys get? Can a yeast infection enter the blood stream?
Yeast infection: Are you referring to female vaginal/genital yeast infection? And if it can spread to kidneys and blood? If yes, then your answer is no! Vaginal yeast infection is a localized benign disease and does not spread! BUT kidneys and blood can get infected by fungal diseases rarely in immunocompromised patients or in patients with long term intravenous accesses/lines, or with long term Foley catheters! ...Read more
Why do I have dark circles under my eyes iget eight hours of sleep every night I have pain where my kidneys are and get utis and yeast offten?
Stones do not cause infection, but make it more likely for infection to occur.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Experiencing chunky white discharge, had negative culture for yeast, bv, & trich.. Had routine neg pap also. Freq UTI in past 6 mos. Neg kidney u/s.
How does having intercourse cause infections (uti/yeast)? I'm a kidney transplant patient and since I started having intercourse I get a lot of uti's.
As noted below.: Intercourse causes direct irritation to the urethra (the short tube that connects your bladder to the outside) and perhaps by mechanically pushing bacteria up into the bladder. If uti's are frequent and directly associated with intercourse, try voiding immediately after intercourse, drinking plenty of fluids and if all else fails by using post intercourse antibiotics for prophylaxis. ...Read more
Can leafy greens cause protein in urine? Can BV or yeast cause protein in urine? My issue is not diabetes or kidney disease.
No: Neither leafy greens no bacterial vaginosis per se cause protein in urine. How much protein is there? A trace may be within normal limits. ...Read more
Work up needed.: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more
I have itchy, frequent urinate. Negative uti, waiting for result for yeast infection. I feel occasional pain on left low back. Is it kidney infection?
No uti/kidney infec/yeast/cyst. Having pain left low pelvic area. Labs fine, heart rate 120's. Light headed off/onblood when wipe no bleeding out?
Can yeast borrow to bladder/kidneys? I test neg. For yeast yet still have irritation & difficulty urinating. Also no white blood cells and neg. For UTI
Yeast infection: The growth of yeast on skin and mucous membranes causies vulvovaginitis with inflammation of the tissues due to products of these organisms and their growth. This inflammatory reaction can cause swelling and sensitivity of the tissues without invading the urinary tract. What you are experiencing is common. Many of the meds for this contain topical steroids to help ameliorate these symptoms. ...Read more
I have a red patch of dry flaky skin on penis. Started the day I finished 3 days worth of cipro (ciprofloxacin). Its not an STD I was tested for 1 in ER last week when I thought I had a kidney stone. Yeast infection?
Is it a yeast infection and does it affect to get pregnant everytime I drink alcohol the next morning my pee is burning and my vagina is itchiing can you tell me why is this happening I had kidney and yeast infection problems in the past and my doctor sai
Get it checked out.:
This warrants further investigation. I would want to see if you have other reasons for being susceptible to vaginitis. At the very least get your blood sugars checked out.
I don't know if recurrent yeast infections interfere with getting pregnant but it makes sense that chronic inflammation would impair the sperm from entering the uterus. ...Read more
Severe vaginal burning, ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination. Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?
Atrophy?: Atrophic vaginitis or desquamative vaginitis can cause the vaginal symptoms, as can other infections besides yeast, like bacteria and viruses. The treatments are all very different, so you'd need a gyn specialist to sort it out. As far as the llq pain, it may or may not be related, but it could be caused by a stone, or an ovarian cyst. But a kidney stone wouldn't cause vaginal burning. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Flank pain due to an obstructing stone can be of sudden onset, very sharp, excruciating ; can come in waves (colic). Worse than childbirth. Pain from pyelonephriits (infection) can vary from dull ache to severe ache.; associated with fever.Kidney trauma. All can b associated with nausea ; vomiting. Polycystic kidney pain, tumor chronic hydronephrosis or trauma can all cause dull tomoderate pain. ...Read more
Colic or flank pain: Kidney pain can occur as a result of stones or infection. People who have kidney stones report colicky pain that comes & goes during which it's impossible to get comfortable. Pain can range from affected back down flank & around to groin area. Kidney infection is typically localized to affected back at 'costovertebral angle" where ribs meet spine. Muscles don't hurt but tapping gently elicits pain. ...Read more
Pain in the back: Usually kidney pain is intense, one sided, located in the back. The pain can radiate into the groin. Pain can be associated with fevers, chills, difficulty urinating. If you try to jump up and down and you experience pain on one side of your back you may have a kidney infection. When in doubt, see a doctor. ...Read more
Kidney Pain?: A lot depends on what you mean by "kidney pain". Are you referring to lower back pain? If so, what other symptoms do you have? Is the pain constant or intermittent? Do you have any blood in the urine? A detailed description of the symptoms and signs are important in reaching the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Many possible causes: The kidneys are located in the back just under the rib cages on both sides. Pain from the kidneys may result from blockage from kidney stones, or sometimes by congenital narrowed areas of portions of the ureters (kidney tubes), or by other issues such as advanced cancer blocking the ureters. Infections involving the kidney can also cause pain. Sometimes muscle or nerve pain can affect the areas ...Read more
If pain is from the kidneys, such as in kidney stones, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent such as ibuprofen and naproxen.
if it's from lumbar pain, NSAIDS can be helpful, but the addition of an antispasm medication sometimes is necessary, because tight muscle play a role in development of pain ...Read more