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Does A Kidney Infection Cause Hard Stools
On levofloxacin oral following a nasty kidney infection, is it normal for my spleen to seemingly be in overdrive and my stool to be reddish in color?
Splenomegaly: If your spleen is enlarged this is common with pyelonephritis, and in one series was present in 50% of patients. If your stool is red it should be tested for blood and if positive you need a full detailed evaluation. ...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
I'm taking levaquin (levofloxacin) for kidney infection, but I can't sleep, what can I take? And I have loose yellow stool also, is there something I can do for this?
I would consider: Getting on probiotics for the stool. Insomnia is a wide subject. Is it recent? Are you having crying spells or excessive persistent sadness and guilt. Are your stress levels high and do you worry a lot? If you have a mood or stress issue, treating insomnia needs to occur in the context of treating the other issues. If new, not stressed, try tylenol (acetaminophen) pm, unisom or another otc preperation. Gdluc. ...Read more
See specialist: These may be unrelated, ormight be related. I would recommend 1) seeig your kidney doctor or whomever took care of the iunfection to make sure it is gone, 2) seeing your primary care doctor regarding loose stools or treat symptomatically; then 3) see pain management md about lbp. ...Read more
No: Probiotic supplements sometimes help restore regular bowel function after antibiotics and might resolve this. If severe, be sure and have testing for clostridium difficile, which sometimes occurs after antibiotic treatment. A stool test can show if the toxin causing the symptoms is present. Specific antibiotics can resolve the infection. ...Read more
Wife got UTI that developed into kidney infection. On ciprofloxacin now for 6 days however now she is seeing in her stool a white mucas/pus and anus is itching. Is this part of kidney infection?
No: Urinary infection would not cause this. If you have enlarged lymph nodes in the head and neck region, however, please consult your doctor right away. ...Read more
Can having a kidney infection cause you to miss you period. I was suppose to get mine july 5th and haven't got it and the test are all negativa?
Possible: There are many things that can affect the menstrual cycle, as you know. However, I would think that the kidney infection would need to be rather significant accompanied by fever, chills, body aches. In other words, significant enough that it would affect hormonal and other bodily function. I do not feel that a simple bladder infection or a mild urinary tract infection would disturb the cycle. ...Read more
Will an infection show up on bloodwork, I had some done 2 days ago and wondered if I had a kidney infection cause my back hurts, was checking cholester?
No not always and not if your blood test was ordered mainly for cholesterol
if CBC which stand for complete blood count was ordered it might showed
you need a urine test that will showed if you have UTI or not
mean while drink a lot of fluid drink cranberry juice and check with you pcp. ...Read more
PLTS and kidney CA: Not usually. Sounds unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
UTI: It should not however if you are taking antibiotics some of them can affect liver enzymes. ...Read more
Can a kidney infection cause me to lose production of milk? Also, can it cause lose of appetite? (Currently breastfeeding)
Protein total serum an 8.6 but everything else in hepatic function pan normal what does that mean can a kidney infection cause this?
Should not,: That I know of. Think of more likely causes like time of the period or medication intake. ...Read more
Not really: Not that I know of. However, chest burning is not only due to a disease in the chest. For example, reflux of gastric contents, can cause these symptoms. Also if you were treated with antibiotics, some may cause other symptoms. Speak with your local physician about these symptoms. ...Read more
Signs and symptoms of a kidney infection may include:
back, side (flank) or groin pain
strong, persistent urge to urinate
burning sensation or pain when urinating
pus or blood in your urine (hematuria).
If you have a kidney infection and was not treated properly it could to blood poisoning (septicemia), and that could lead to joints problem. ...Read more
No: No it can't. Take care!Get a more detailed answer ›
No: The pregnancy test is a test for HCG which is not produced by an infection. ...Read more
Blood in my urine on ua only symptom is lasting right back pain radiating down right leg knee is swollen and painful can a kidney infection cause this?
See a physician.: Get checked for sle. Lupus.Get a more detailed answer ›
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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