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How Do You Get E Coli In Your Kidneys
What cause a kidney infection from the strep bacteria? Everytine I get one it's always caused by the strep bacteria never e. Coli
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 got e coli and a kidney infection after anal sex should my partner get treated if he has no symptoms?
UTI: At the very least your partner should have a urinalysis and if there is anything suspicious should have a urine culture done. These results will dictate treatment. However, without symptoms, I am doubltful there is anything that requires treatment at this point, but get the tests done and interpreted by your partner's doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most common but other o types can also cause this. Anti microbial agents not only do not prevent the kidney complication but clearly are linked to a higher risk of it. However, e.Coli sepsis of other types can cause kidney failure that may be prevented by rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was on Norfloxin for E. coli kidney infection but am resistant. Does that mean only this infection is resistant or I am resistant for all infections?
No: E. Coli is commonly found around the external urinary openings but it does not lay dormant. It will actively infect when it can. Infections may appear suddenly. ...Read more
I've had 4 e coli urine infections in the past 6 months, is it time I had kidney scan or something?
Uti: Ask for a referral to help prevent these infections. ...Read more
Explain cause of dormant e-coli and recurring infections. I have recurrent kidney stones as well.?
I have CKD 4 and reflux kidney. .. I can't shift a e coli infection.. ... Any solutions as worried about kidney function?
Unclear question.: I am unable to understand what is your question! ...Read more
Antibiotics: Those that should be effective against e coli include bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, etc. However, a urine culture will confirm which antibiotics are likely to work against that specific strain of e coli. Once the doctor has that info, he or she will typically de-escalate the antibiotic. ...Read more
E. Coli treatment: The treatment is with antibiotics. Most e. Coli infections are effectively treated with levaquin (levofloxacin). Ask your doctor if this antibiotic is effective in your case. If not, the urine culture results will dictate the antibiotic you need to cure this. Good luck. ...Read more
History of renal stones. UTI this month (E. coli) took 3 courses of antibodies to clear. Day 2 off antibodies - my right kidney hurts. Concerned?
Pyelonephritis: Kidney stones may retain the microorganisms producing infection, making it very difficult to eradicate them without removing the stones. You may be having pain due to the stones producing obstructive symptoms or you may have recurrent infection in the kidney or other problems. Sounds like you should go back and see your doctor. Wish you are better soon. ...Read more
My 19 yr old daughter who had recurrent uti's with e coli has high CRP of 30.0 does it indicate inflammation of the kidneys or something else?
Had a kidney infection caused by e.coli. On IV aztreonam for 14 days. Feel better but all lymph nodes have started to swell on treatment day 10 of 14
21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease. E-coli in urine. Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.
Advanced question: If resistance is seen with 2 classes of antibiotic drugs, an alternate antibiotic which e coli is sensitive to, will be chosen and the source of the infection- likely a chronic foley catheter- will be removed. You ICU team of doctors is the most appropriate group to ask this question, specifically the id specialist (if there is one in your institution). ...Read more
Kidney infection caused by e coli, taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). I still have the UTI problems, and awful headches. Almost done taking my cipro (ciprofloxacin).?
How long does it take for a uti infection to spread to my kidneys? Bactiria is identified as e coli. No kidney stones identified.
Well: It's unknown Could be sudden or maybe never occur ...Read more
What should I do if the hosiptal says that I have an e coli infection greater than 100, 000 and that I need a disimpaction I have. Spinebiffida and one kidney and a nerogenic bladder and bowel
Listen: Neurogenic bowel/bladder often have constipation.Which can lead to urinary tract intections and may injure your kidney. You may need to be on a bowel program which involves an enema regimen. There are several options including insertion of a chait button in the bowel, a cecostomy button, an appendicostomy, or try peristeen a product being trialled in this country. Please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Preserved lv heart function, slight thickening of muscle. 65 yo female 2 heart, 1 kidney failure last month (cr 1.4 before fail). uti developed but hospital did not give ab. Test e.coli? Dehydrated and hgb drops on lasix (9.4)What is causing the chf?
Complicated question: Wow, that is a tremendously complicated question for a brief text reply!! I would need to review the full history and studies performed so far to even begin to venture an answer. If you care to obtain copies of all studies to date, hospital records etc you can write to me and upload the records into your chart. This would best be done by an IN BOX Text consultation: http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Male, 40 yrs, urine analyses shows Klebsiella sps, no E coli. Pain in lower back, cloudy smelly urine. Plz. Suggest a good natural remedy.
UTI: There are no "natural remedies" for UTI. Klebsiella infection in a male patient suggests that there must be some predisposing factor, often an anatomic defect or physiological defect in the urinary tract. My advice would be to see a doctor ASAP and be properly evaluated and treated. ...Read more
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