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Edema With Uti
Low dose: Once daily at a dose of 125mg/day should be safe. ...Read more
Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
I have a findings of nephrolitiases in left kidney with possible staghorn formation associated with mild pelvocaliectasia?
IS THERE: a question here???? Ask again Dr Z ...Read more
Diuresis/peeing: This question describes the symptoms of heart failure and should be evaluated by a physician/nurse practitioner - esp if this is a new problem. However, the usual treatment will be managing fluid intake (mostly by managing salt consumption) and through increasing diuresis/peeing through medications. ...Read more
UTI first treated with Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) 1 week later diagnosed with MRSA infection in groin area treated with Bactrim. UTI is back, could it be MRSA related?
It certainly could: be MRSA, though Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) if it worked for the groin cellulitis should also have worked well for the UTI. Go get a urine culture done at the MD office and get targeted therapy instead of just empiric antibiotics. You need a culture result. ...Read more
Possible obstruction: I do not know findings of renal scan. Some people develop pain with diuresis from lasix (furosemide) because of sudden distension of collecting system. This may mean there is obstruction to collecting system or ueter and the sudden increased volume not handled well. Sometimes this occurs in obstructed kidneys following beer ingestion, another diuretic. Pain a lot of times when supine at night. ...Read more
There is white spot in the MRI with and with out contrast. Symptoms are urinary frequency, recurrent UTI's retention. Stone? Lesion?
Yes: Peripheral edema due to congestive heartfelt failure can be present in any area, particularly those areas that are "dependent." another important cause of scrotal swelling can be ascites with passage of fluid into the scrotum. You should see your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely: An 'ordinary' UTI should have symptoms localized to the urinary system, such as burning. However, if the infection travels beyond the bladder, then other symptoms like nausea/vomiting could occur. I wonder if your nausea is coming more from meds you might be taking FOR the UTI. What did the doc give you? Also, to confirm a UTI I need 2 things - a urinalysis AND a urine culture. Hope this helps. ...Read more
32 y/o female, symptoms of UTI including urgency, urethral discomfort, flank pain. Urine negative, no retention. Rx Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS. PMH pyelo x2. Ideas?
HC of pyelonephritis: When you are told that the urine test was - it just means it did not grow on the culture media that they chose to grow on. Try taking Ellura, a cranberry extract which prevents the bacteria from attaching to your bladder wall. It's not an antibiotic but it works quite well. ...Read more
R pelvic pain 4/10 present for 4 weeks with amenorrhoea but PMS symptoms. high leukocytes in urine, finished antibiotics with pain still present.
What does severe trigonitis within the bladder with severe squamous metaplasia, severe erythema with moderate trabeculation mean after a cystoscopy?
What did urologist-s: Did you not ask your doctor who did the cystoscopy? The report simply says something is going on inside the bladder. It is inflammatory in nature, and it is not cancerous. It will require follow up cystoscopy on the squamous metaplasia which is a sign of chronic irritation? Obstruction? ...Read more
Yes: Utis can cause these symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does pyridium (phenazopyridine) prevent a urine dipstick for leukocytes from showing ? Can a woman with flank pain and urinary burning on pyridium (phenazopyridine) have a pyelonephriti
Yes and yes: Pyridium (phenazopyridine) dyes the urine orange & that color can interfere with the dipstick test for leukocytes. But the gold-standards for diagnosing UTI's is looking for leukocytes under the microscope (for immediate dx) & culture.Pyridium (phenazopyridine) does not interfere with those. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) only reduces symptoms & doesn't treat the infection. You might have pyelonephritis, which can be serious. Seek medical attention ASAP! ...Read more
Klebsiella spp (ESBL) >100000 CFU/ml in urine culture without pus or fever , can cause kidney pain and pain in urination and lower abdomen colic? ttt
Can you have a UTI which may now be a kidney infection.... With urine with WBC of >40 and no blood in urine?
How can I have IGA nephropathy with daily microhematuria and proteinuria but a GFR of >90%. Doesn't hematuria always equal kidney damage?
Not at all: Most patients with kidney disease have normal GFR. The estimated GFR on your lab slip is subscientific anyway. About 75% of IgA neohropathy patients have normal GFR and usually have little trouble. ...Read more
Had kidney infection with E. coli in the blood system, was treated with antibiotics and now I have rashes with stomach and pelvic pain. No appetite.
Rash: The rash is concerning. You need to talk to your MD and ensure you don't have an allergic reaction to the abx. Most abx are more likely to cause rash. Pelvic pain is not usual. If you had a pansensitive E. coli you should be better. Call your MD and seek help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Urine Volume: Your question is can someone who is on dialysis have lots of urine still (polyuria). The clearance of toxins and water functions of the kidney are different. One can require dialysis because of the lack of toxin clearance, but still clear water and appear to be voiding normally. Patients on dialysis eventually lose the ability to clear water as well. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more