does a kidney infection hurt

Where does a kidney infection hurt?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Nephrology and Dialysis
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Pyelonephritis


Infection within the kidney causes flank pain. The sepsis syndrome that accompanies this can make patients feel achy all over.
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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease
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Two reasons


1) Just like infections that you get on your skin (large zit, abscess, ingrown nail), the resulting response will cause inflammation in and around the organ. The inflammation also results in swelling. 2) Since the kidney is surrounded by a tough membrane called the capsule, swelling increasing the pressure in the kidney, which can also register as pain.
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Can macrobid hurt kidney infection?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Nephrology and Dialysis
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No


Macrobid is antibiotic commonly used to treat bladder infections. If you have a kidney infection, a stronger antibiotic will likely be needed.
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Can kidney infections cause lower leg to hurt?

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Dr. Michael E. Ein
Infectious Disease
Infection

No


A kidney infection should not affect the calf in any way.
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Kidney Stones

Do's And Don'ts

Drink more water and lemonade, minimize caffeine, colas and carbonation, and minimize fast foods.

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My abdomen hurts and my pee is dark/ Kidney infection?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Yes it is


UTI this the sign for urinary tract infection.

Will kidney infection make back and leg in just one side hurt?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis

See below


yes it is possible,it is a radiating pain from the kidney area,if infection is confined to one kidney or you have a stone
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Kidney Stones

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Put a bit of lemon juice in water to help prevent kidney stones from forming, 1tsp:8oz water.

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I'm 20f, I have a kidney infection but my belly hurts. Is this related?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery
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Could be


Infections and kidney usually cause pain and tenderness in the flank. There can be a dominant pain in the front as well however if there's any concerns you should see whomever is treating you for this infection.
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Will it hurt to put a heat pad on my back if I have a kidney infection?

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No it will not hurt


Kidney infection is a very serious condition. I assume you are under the treatment of a physician. To use heat pad to help the pain, if it helps to alleviate the pain, can be used. Zk
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Cough it hurts my left side to. could I have kidney infection or appendicitis?

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Dr. Regina hillsman
Orthopedic Surgery
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Heart related


possibly. Your appendix is on your right side. this could be related to bronchitis or a heart condition. I would seek a general doctor.
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I'm feeling pain in one kidney and it hurts when I pee. Do I have a kidney infection?

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Possible


Tyipcal kidney infections are associated with fever and significant flank pain. You more likely have bladder infection. You should visit with your doctor for a full evaluation.
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do i have a kidney infection im really worred? my back hurts alot and i know its not my bones.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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Maybe, maybe not


Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, especially if the person doesn't remember hurting his back by lifting or working too much. Other abdominal problems (occasionally serious ones such as a tumor) can also show up as back pain, so evaluation by a doctor is needed. Kidney infections can cause changes in urine or urination, plus fever.
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