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How Long Does Flank Pain Associated With Pyelonephritis Last
I have constant flank pain from kidney infection + pain that gets sharp and then dies down. How long does pain last on antibiotics, taking keflex.?
Stone: Your pain may be caused by a stone. If you have not been checked you should be. ...Read more
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
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?
Been on cipro recpen last day of amoxil for kidney infection still have flank pain and cloudy urine if infection still there should I be admitted?
I woke up last night with diarrhea, nausea, flank pain, fever, I have not been feeling well, is this a kidney infection? I am on flagyl, ER or not?
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
Does pyridium prevent a urine dipstick for leukocytes from showing ? Can a woman with flank pain and urinary burning on pyridium have a pyelonephriti
Yes and yes: Pyridium dyes the urine orange & that color can interfere with the dipstick test for leukocytes. But the gold-standards for diagnosing UTI's is looking for leukocytes under the microscope (for immediate dx) & culture.Pyridium does not interfere with those. Pyridium only reduces symptoms & doesn't treat the infection. You might have pyelonephritis, which can be serious. Seek medical attention ASAP! ...Read more
Months of left side/flank pain & 2 neg cts. Then sudden blood in urine/clots, & bladder spasms. diangosis pyelonephritis. Can this explain pain for months?
Partially: Very possible that a low grade infection caused the initial symptoms, then became full blown pyelonephritis , which requires initial IV antibiotics and long term treatment (at lest 3-4 weeks). Then need urologic evaluation to look for anatomic abnormalities for stones, masses, etc. That may be contributing. ...Read more
27yr old female with pyelonephritis, symptomatic low blood pressure, r flank pain and intermittent l chest pain, on antibiotics; what can I do?
See below: Hopefully you had a urine culture done and are on an antibiotic to which the causative bacteria is susceptible. Treatment should last 10-14 days depending on the antibiotic chosen. It is a good idea to have a renal ultrasound done to be sure you do not have any kidney stones or obstruction. Fever and flank pain may take 3-4 days to resolve after start of effective antibiotic rx. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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