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Hospitalization For Kidney Infection After Recent Hospita
Was admitted to a hospital with urosepsis treated with multiple antibiotics developed bloody diarrhea.Negative for CDiff colonoscopy shows skip.....?
Confirm IBD with biopsy: Sounds like a new diagnosis of IBD after treatment of sepsis with antibiotics. Colonoscopy findings are consistent with IBD, but no biopsy results reported in the case summary. Consider HSV, CMV, vasculitis causing colonic ischemia that appears like Chron's skip lesions as alternatives. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
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 ceftum 500 (twice daily x7) will cure urine infection for a patient who was discharged from icu 2 weeks back from sepsis & uti?
If a patient come Hosp with sternum infection after his CABG 2 weeks before How we exclude for nosocomial infection ?
Complicated : Since it happened within the 30 days after an operation it's by definition a nosocomial infection. Infectious disease doctor initially treat this with the antibiotics with presumption of antibiotic resistant nosocomial bacteria. If specific bacteria is isolated in a culture, the antibiotic sensitivity test can allow a more targeted approach with narrow spectrum antibiotic. ...Read more
Is severve fluid retention normal 24 hours after being hospitalized for a kidney infection that occurred after taking a strong antibiotic for it?
2 recent ER trips. One w/spontaneous pneumomediastinum; one w/likely bowel obstruction (resolved). Had high WBC both times; no other signs of infection. If no infection, why given antibiotics?
I had severe kidney infection with a UTI on june 26th, 2013 ER ran culture positive 4 esbl ecoli. Is monutrol enough to rid esbl?
Esbl: Esbl infections are difficult to treat and sometime, life threatening. Please discuss the test results with your doctor, and also discuss the treatment options. ...Read more
20 Pus cells in urine, taking antibiotic from 2 years but no solution, admitted to hospital twice when infection increases, prostate operation 3 yr back?
Chronic UTI: What type of prostate surgery did you have? Are you retaining your urine? Have your upper tracts been assessed? What type of infection-has it been the same bacteria, or some other organism (eg yeast)? Are you diabetic and prone to infections? There are too many questions unanswered-you would be best re-evaluated by a urologist; and if you've been rx'd for 2 years by one, then you need a better MD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get checked out.: If this has been happening, it is likely due to some underlying problem that allows for recurrent uti's. You might have an infection of the kidney, or it might be from repeated use of catheters if you use them. Also, women are at higher risk for uti's. So go see your doctor to find out. ...Read more
Low dose: Once daily at a dose of 125mg/day should be safe. ...Read more
I had BCG chemo for bladder cancer & developed serious infection requiring hospitalization. What other chemo drug can be used?
It depends: Bcg sepsis is a known, yet uncommon complication of BCG treatment for bladder cancer. The next option really depends on your specific bladder cancer - your urologist will be bettre ablet o discuss this with you. The next option may be for intravesical mitomycing, intravesical valrubicin, or possibly cystectomy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Surgery withheld pending resolved UTI ecoli chronic prostatitis refractory to past 8wks of antibiotics. What is the most aggressive drug of choice?
Depends on the bug. : The antibiotic of choice is dictated by the susceptibility of the particular bacteria in the urine. Not all e. Coli are the same with respect to their response to the same antibiotics. If your UTI hasn't responded to 8 weeks treatment, it could be that the e. Coli is resistant to the antibiotics tried or that a prostate abscess is present. A urologist could help you. ...Read more
5 yo girl, no history of UTI or kidney probs: in hosp for hi fever, dehydratn, urinalysis=+ for bact, urine culture=-! renal echo=dilated kidn. Opinions?
Consult a urologist: This child may have a number of problems, the most likely being vesicoureteral reflux or upj obstruction. She may need further studies, including a test called VCUG or a nuclear renal scan. If possible, consult with a pediatric urology subspecialist. She may need to be on antibiotics indefinitely until the problem can be diagnosed definitively. ...Read more
How long after antibiotics can urine culture be done? Went in 48 hours after 2-10 day rounds of antibiotics, culture negative but still have symptoms.
I had a hiatal hernia repair done approximately 12 months ago. not long after had c-diff and hospitalized due to nausea diarrhea acute kidney failure.
See description: but the question is missing. Please resubmit with a specific question. ...Read more
Urinary infections: When symptoms or signs (laboratory proof) of a urinary infection continue after the use of antibiotics, a patient should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more
After being discharged from 6 days in hospital with severe sepsis, I'd like to donate blood but I'm not sure if I'd be able to after a blood infection?
Bad idea: Severe sepsis is extremely hard on your body. The American Red Cross, I believe would not allow you to give blood under these circumstances. I would wait for awhile and give your body a chance to recover. If you still want to donate blood in 2 months then go ahead. the ARC wants healthy blood in order to help other patients get better. ...Read more
Kidney pain, chills, fever. Had urine culture. Result: bacterial infection. But, where is infection? Bladder? Kidney? Bacterial UTI?
Only have 1 kidney due to renal failure when younger. With reoccurring kidney infections/bladder. Would picc line/port help for every 6 months?
Born with small left kidney/double ureters. Ureters re-implanted. For the 16 months I have had chronic infection/ pain. Iv antibiotics for mdro.
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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