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How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

How long does it take a bladder infection to get to kidneys?

Varies: As long as it takes bacteria to reach kidney. Can be within hours if bladder reflux is present. Usually 1 - 3 days after bladder becomes inflammed and ureral valve in bladder becomes swollen ; permits reflux up to kidney. Some bacteria have hair-like projections on their wall and can 'crawl' like little caterpillars thru ureteral valves ; up ureter to kidney. Also depends upon body's resistance. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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How long does it take for a bladder infection to clear?

How long does it take for a bladder infection to clear?

3 to 7 days: Depends on how frequent or susceptible you are to uti's. For many people a 3 day supply of antibiotics is enough to rid the problem. For others it often takes a week. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a kidney infection to heal?

How long does it take for a kidney infection to heal?

It depends: For a simple bladder infection or urinary tract infection (uti), it should get better within 7-10 days with the right antibiotic. If the infection ascended into your kidney (pyelonephritis), this is more serious and you would generally need stronger antibiotics or intravenous antibiotics. This would take between 1-2 weeks to improve. It also depends on your age and strength of your immune system. ...Read more

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How long does a kidney infection usually take to away?

How long does a kidney infection usually take to away?

3-5 days for simp le: If it is a simple uti, typical treatment is 3-5 days. If it is a more complicated uti, such as in a male or pyelonephritis then long treatments are warranted. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a urinary tract infection to develop?

How long is it supposed to it take for a urinary tract infection to develop?

See below: Hours to days depending on the type and quantity of the organism and the overall health of the host. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a bladder to become a kidney infection?

How long does it take for a bladder to become a kidney infection?

Variable: Sometimes no time at all if bladder reflux is present. Otherwise depends upon the bacteria. For instance, some strains of e. Coli + bacterial species have cilia, which are like tine hair projectios from cell wall, enabling to creep like caterpillars up to the kidney.This can occur over a metter of hours or days. ...Read more

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How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

How long does it take antibiotics to cure a uti?

Thanks for asking!: If truly a simple, uncomplicated UTI (females)and have been placed on the appropriate antibiotic, 1-3 days of antibiotic will usually kill the bacteria though symptoms due to the inflammation may take longer. In men, 5-7 days of treatment more routine. ...Read more

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How long would it take to completely cure a yeast infection?

How long would it take to completely cure a yeast infection?

Depends on where it : Is vagina or vulva or both, and what type u have there are 4 diff types , albicans is the most common 80% now there is a one day cream script gynazole-1 works the best , it just got back on the market. ...Read more

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How long does it take to cure stomach infection?

How long does it take to cure stomach infection?

H. Pylor: If you mean h. Pylori infection of the stomach, the standard course of treatment is 10-14 days of combination antibiotic therapy along with 30 days of an acid reducer. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take a bladder infection to go away?

How long is it supposed to it take a bladder infection to go away?

Bladder infection: Depends on the severity, with appropiate antibiotics your symptoms start going away in 2-3 days. Also drinkig water helps. ...Read more

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How long can it take for a urethra infection to spread to kidneys?

How long can it take for a urethra infection to spread to kidneys?

Urethritis: It would be unusual for pure urethritis to be producing ascending uti, but if it can happen it can happen quickly depending upon the anatomic state of your urinary tract (bladder, ureters, ureterovesicular junction, etc.), the particular microorganism involved and the state of your immune system. ...Read more

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How long does a bladder infection take to go away?

3 days: By 3 days a bladder infection should be gone. If it persists, you may be infected with a highly resistant organism, have a kidney stone, prostatitis, interstitial cystitis, or a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat a fungal nail infection?

Fungal nails: Usually it takes nails on the feet if non diabetic 6 to 8 months to grow out when using treatment of either laser, oral and topical. I suggest to use biotin to help speed up the growth of the nail when getting treatments. ...Read more

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How long does it take to treat trichomoiasis in a man.

Trichomoniasis: Trichomoniasis can be cured with a single dose of prescription antibiotic medication (either Metronidazole or tinidazole), pills which can be taken by mouth. It is okay for pregnant women to take this medication. Some people who drink alcohol within 24 after taking this kind of antibiotic can have uncomfortable side effects. ...Read more

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How much time does it take for a kidney infection to be severe?

Why wait?: if you have a kidney infection, it's better to get treated sooner than later. Pyelo can have complications such as abscess formation, kidney injury, etc. Most can be treated outpatiently with simple antibiotics ...Read more

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How long does it take for the bladder to empty?

How long does it take for the bladder to empty?

Depends: It really depends on how much volume you are voiding. Most people void with 10-15 ounces and can void about half an ounce per second so you can do the math from there. You should have a relatively strong stream that is continuous so any significant changes in this might require an evaluation. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a UTI to become a kidney infection?

It all depends...: ...On which bacteria causing infection, on your immune system and other medical conditions, and other factors that make it difficult to predict. Some can be hours, others days. This is part of why urinary infections are treated aggressively when identified. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for ciprofloxacin work to get rid of a kidney infection?

Pyelonephritis : A two week course of the appropriate antibiotic is generally deemed sufficient to treat pyelonephritis (a kidney infection. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Infection (Definition)

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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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more