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Do People Always Run A High Fever With A 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
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?
Was just seen in the ER for ab pain and high fever. diangosis w/ a kidney infection but have had no and have no painful urination. Is it possible?
Yes: Infection of the kidney may not be associated with burning on urination which is common with infection of urinary bladder. Please complete the course of treatment even if you start feeling better before the course is finished. See this site for info. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/kidney-infections-symptoms-and-treatments. ...Read more
My nephew have infection in tonsillitis
a high fever running all day his doctor gave him amox for infection but did not give him anything for fever, ?
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?
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
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
-got a UTI last sunday, took meds, now wednesday, now chills fever and back aches. Chances of kidney infection? How long do they last?Thx
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 hasnt gone ?
Yes: You need to be reevaluated if your pain is that severe. ...Read more
WBC 12.9 and ANC 11.3. Fever of 99.8. S/S of infection in his neck and kidney infection. WBC 2.3 and ANC 1.3 before Neulasta shot 3w ago.Neul or inf?
Contact oncologist: This doesn't provide the right format for answering this question. I would suggest that you be seen by your oncologist. ...Read more
If i had a fever but broke it with a kidney infection could i still be treated the same as a sever kidney infection?
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?
Might need ABX chang: If you have not seen an improvement in 4 days, you might want to check back with your physician. It could be the bladder infection is not sensitive to that antibiotic or maybe there is something else causing the pain that you thought was a bladder infection. Additionally, Nitrofurantoin is a great medication but does not have the coverage of bacteria that other bladder antibiotics have. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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