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How Can I Tell If This Kidney Pain Is Dehydration Or 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
Been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 7 days now for a kidney infection. 500mg 2x per day. I am still having kidney pain. How long should the pain last?
By now-should b gone: After 7 days of the meds and dealing with the infection, the pain associated with it should be resolved. Follow-up with your dr. As maybe the infection is resistant to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or other things are going on as well. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have left kidney pain. Took test for a UTI came back positive for luekisites? Doctor said I don't have a uti, could it be a kidney infection?
Nephrolithiasis?: Leukocytes (white blood cells) in the urine can occur with numerous conditions, including infection. Not sure how your doctor excluded infection, but it may be there. You might have kidney stones, some other form of obstructive uropathy. Go and see a urologist and be evaluated appropriately. Good luck ...Read more
I have was just diagnosed with a UTI & kidney infection. I also had a CT scan which showed no Kidney stones. The urgent care Dr. i have been seeing the last 2 days is at a loss on why i am having the sever kidney pain. He assumes its due to me taking narc
UTI w/ pain: Kidney or bladder pain ? Peri renal infection? Tried a relaxant - pyridium (phenazopyridine)? Is the bug sensitive to the antibiotic and no other signs of drug reaction? if all normal could be interstitial cystitis , or hyperalgesia to narcs ( usually you chronic. narcs use) f/u w/ urologist http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/interstitial-cystitis/basics/tests-diagnosis/con-20022439 ...Read more
Pyelonephritis: This disease often manifests with back pain, high fevers, chills, generalized malaise and sepsis. You can conceivably have chronic kidney infection without the classic symptoms, as with tuberculosis, etc., but this is not something you diagnose by yourself. See a good clinician if you think you may have a uti, get evaluated, diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
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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