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How Long Does Fever Associated With Pyelonephritis Last
-got a UTI last sunday, took meds, now wednesday, now chills fever and back aches. Chances of kidney infection? How long do they last?Thx
Is it possible to have pyelonephritis and only feel flank or costovertebral angle pain without high fever for a long time?
Unlikely: Most back pain, even pain that is in the upper back and on one side, is of musculoskeletal origin. In the absence of fever or cloudy urine, infection would be unlikely. Kidney pain without infection is most commonly caused by obstruction to the flow of urine as can occur with kidney stones. There are a variety of rarer causes of flank pain, so see your doctor if it doesn't subside. ...Read more
I was diagnosed pyelonephritis and sinusitis yesterday. My fever goes back up to 102+ every time to take motrin or tylenol. How long will I be febrile?
How long does it take for ciprofloxacin to work on kidney infection? Wife has been taking every 12 hours for past 8 days & pain still in kidney area. However burn in urine has decreased w/ no fever.
Kidney Inflammation : For pyelonephritis a 14 day course of antibiotics should get rid of the infection. However, kidney swelling can cause ongoing discomfort. Like a bruise after trauma, it will take time for the inflammation to go away; in the meantime, increase h2o, reduce caffeine/alcohol intake and avoid spicy/acidic foods to reduce irritation. Use nsaids and see md if not better when antibiotics are done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got a kidney infection last week and had bad fever. I took antibiotics and I am better. Did this happen because of sex? Is there a way to prevent?
UTI: You can get a UTI from having intercourse.Some ways to prevent it is to drink plenty of liquids, especially water, wipe from front to back, empty your bladder soon after intercourse and then drink a full glass of water to help flush bacteria, and avoid potentially irritating feminine products.If you notice a signs of a UTI get rid of it asap so it doesn't progress to your kidneys hope this helped :]. ...Read more
How long does it usually take an untreated UTI to turn into a kidney infection? Can you have a kidney infection w/o fever, but with ab/flank pain?
Persistent UTI for a few weeks. Last night I woke with nausea and fever, but today I feel fine with mild symptoms of uti. Kidney infection?
Diagnosed with kidney infection 2 days in hospital, fever broke given IVs, came home and last night fever, chills came back, fever of 103 only at nite?
Still have fatigue flank pain cloudy urine abd low fever after being on cipro and one IV recpen and last day of amoxil for kidney infection? Help?
The Doc: Who gave you amox is the person to discuss this with. They will want to know. They will be able to best advise you. ...Read more
I was prescribed Cephalexin after passing a kidney stone due to kidney infection, and for the last 2 days, I've had a pretty significant neck pain/stiffness (no fever). Can it be caused by the antibiotic? I also have a rash on my upper chest that looks li
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