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How fast can I make my pyelonephritis go away?

How fast can I make my pyelonephritis go away?

A few days: Pyelonephritis is a urinary tract infection that has spread to the kidneys. Appropriate antibiotics (outpatient oral or inpatient iv) will usually decrease the symptoms in hours or a couple days. Increased fluid intake will help speed recovery. ...Read more

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Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Consult your doctor: You need to consult your doctor to find the reason.It may be because the bacteria are resistant to antibiotic you have been taking and based on the urine culture and sensitivity tests you may need appropriate antibiotics in proper dose. If still no relief consult a urologist there may be other complicating conditions like stone or some other condition. ...Read more

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Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

No!: Nitrofurantoin's benefit, the high concentration in urine, is also its downfall when treating pyelonephritis; it has unpredictable and often low tissue levels. Because of this, pyelonephritis should not be treated with nitrofurantoin. ...Read more

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How much time does it take a small kidney infection to go away?

How much time does it take a small kidney infection to go away?

One to two weeks: You may feel better in a few days but should continue your antibiotics until finished. The infection may take one to two weeks to get better. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does it take a small kidney infection to go away?

One to two weeks: Your symptoms may resolve in a few days but you should continue to take all of your antibiotics and the infection may take one to two weeks to get completely better. ...Read more

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What should I do about a persistent kidney infection that will not go away after two weeks of antibiotics?

Kidney infection: An infection that has not responded to antibiotics needs further evaluation. Talk to your physician or see a urologist. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the flank pain from a kidney infection go away ? Only have 2 days of amoxicillin left and it's not as bad but still hurts

How long does it take for the flank pain from a kidney infection go away ? Only have  2 days of amoxicillin left and it's not as bad but still hurts

Varies: I would drink more fluids in the meantime to help flush out your kidneys. Stagnant water the enemy. Your kidney likes to have liquid to filter. ...Read more

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I have a kidney infection & would like to know if it will just go away. My doc also said I have blood in my urine as well. Is that from the infection.

I have a kidney infection & would like to know if it will just go away. My doc also said I have blood in my urine as well. Is that from the infection.

Kidney infection: Usually true kidney infections don't go away on their own without treatment (antibiotics). Sometimes people have to be hospitalized for intravenous antibiotics for a couple days. Blood in the urine is common with bladder infections. Follow your doctor's advice, and take the medicine they recommended. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a kidney infection & inflammation to go away along w/ pain? I'm on cipro (ciprofloxacin). It's been almost a week already stil in pain.

How long does it take for a kidney infection & inflammation to go away along w/ pain? I'm on cipro (ciprofloxacin). It's been almost a week already stil in pain.

No set time, but...: It really depends on how bad the infection is or was. If it is a mild infection, the pain and inflammation should go away relatively quick. It will be longer if the infection is more severe. However, if you are not feeling any improvement after a week of antibiotics, i would see the doctor again. The bug causing the infection may be resistant to the antibiotic or it may be something else. ...Read more

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