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Kidney Infection Lead To Pneumonia
Drug side effect?:
In your scenario, drug side effects especially taking antibiotics need to be considered. For the time being, watch what you eat so to see if some foods may cause indigestion. Besides, eat less sugary, fat, salty stuffs and junks, and oral probiotics may help further.
Of course, see doctor timely. ...Read more
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 am being treated for kidney infection and pneumonia. Stomach is extremely bloated. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Infection can irritate your respiratory diaphragm and your intestines so some bloating can occur. If it is extreme you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I have blood in my urine? Okay, so I recently was diagnosed with walking pneumonia but I am getting over it. But this is my problem I was also diagnosed with a kidney infection and I know the usual symptoms which include frequent urinations but I just noti
Kidney infections, kidney stones, cramps, and blood in the urine are all interrelated. A stone can cause bleeding, crampy pain, and infection. An infection can cause bleeding and crampy pain with or without a stone.
It's certainly possible that you're passing a stone. It's also possible that blood has formed a clot and the clot is causing a blockage and subsequent pain.
The best bet is to take whatever antibiotics you've been given, stay well hydrated, and give it a few days. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor again. ...Read more
Kidney Infection: Not necessarily. Most kidney infections, such as a urinary tract infection or an infection in the kidney itself (pyelonephritis) can be treated safely and quickly. In certain situations based on the degree of infection or the underlying health of the patient this can impact kidney function. ...Read more
What is the symptom of kidney infection? Can Kidney Infection lead to weight Loss and When it can cause weight loss? Thank You
Suitable antibiotics: U need 2c doctor who will send urine culture to identify bacteria causing infection ; which antibiotic will be effective to kill the bacteria. In mean time start u on a broad spectrum antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Bactrim for 2 weeks whilst awaiting urine culture result ; chnage antibiotic if necessary. Macrodantin shouldn't be used (poor tissue penetration). Drink lots of water ; get lots of rest. ...Read more
Antibiotics: A patient with a kidney infections (pyelonephritis) should be treated with an appropriate antibiotic and be kept well hydrated after being seen by a physician. Depending on the situation this can be done in the hospital or at home however, if a patient is not improving on a given regimen then the treatment must be re-evaluated promptly. ...Read more
Treatment: Have proper testing and treatment by your doctor immediately. This is not something to be put off. True infections of the kidney can be quite serious and should be addressed immediately. ...Read more
Kidney infection: Is called pyelonephritis and is different from a bladder infection. A baldder infection or UTI is diagnosed with urine culture whereas to diagnose pyelonephritis a clinician uses physical exam to asses tenderness in back, imaging of kdineys with ultrasound or ct scan and urine culture results etc. No one single test is accurate in determining a kidney infection and this is a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more
How true may it be?: To deduce an answer, one needs to collect & review available truth & facts of life + findings of physical exam and properly done tests as described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. More on UTI? Go to http://www. Formefirst. Com/UTI. Html & other related articles in its selected category. Best wishes to health & happiness. ...Read more
Recurrent UTI: Recurrent urinary tract infections, particularly infections in the kidney, are problematic. You should probably see a local urologist to have a work-up to define the cause, as there is no simple answer to "why"! the doctor may be able to define a source and treat you, and hopefully help you avoid such episodes in the future. ...Read more
I've had a kidney infection recently and was wondering what are the chances of another kidney infection?
Depends: Well. It depends somewhat on what caused the kidney infection. If you had a kidney stone and an infection above that. Then yes you could get another one causing infection. If the kidney was damaged by the infection (pyelonephritis we call it). then it could be prone to re-infection. Truthfully, I wouldn't worry too much about it. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a kidney infection? What can happen if not treated? I think I might have something like that.
Several: One could experience painful urination, frequency, blood in the urine, back pain, feverish, a possible odor to the urine, the feeling of urgency, etc. If the infection was not treated, then it could progress to a more serious infection such as urosepsis, and/or hydronephrosis, etc. Get evaluated and treated best wishes. ...Read more
UTI: Yes you can, but you need to take your antibiotics and plenty of fluids especially water. ...Read more
Cranberry juice: It is good to prevent UTI esp in women. However, their ability to cure infection is suspect at best. If the infection is mild, you can try it with a close attention to see if not better in a few days then you need antibiotics. Note, if you actually mean kidney infection (pyelonephritis) i.e. Fever or loin pain + UTI I would treat promptly with antibiotics through your doctor. ...Read more
Unlikely: If you mean Z pak (azithromycin), then probably not. There are other antibiotics that are far more superior at treating urinary tract infections. A physician can help reach a diagnosis to determine if antibiotics are even indicated, and if so, the proper antibiotics to treat the infection adequately. ...Read more
Yes, but..: You could also do your own surgery if you wanted. The question isn't can you treat, but should you treat. If you are not familiar with treating pyelonephritis or related conditions, I would leave it to a professional. What if you have side effects? Who will you call at that point? As a physician, I avoid prescribing anything for myself. As a patient, you should do the same. ...Read more
No it will not hurt: Kidney infection is a very serious condition. I assume you are under the treatment of a physician. To use heat pad to help the pain, if it helps to alleviate the pain, can be used. Zk. ...Read more
See doctor.: If you are being treated for a kidney infection and are now getting pain, you really need to call your doc. A kidney infection is very serious, and some may not respond to the antibiotic you were given. So if you are having more pain it may mean you are getting worse. Please call or get seen today. ...Read more
Yes: This isn't a reason to stop taking your rantidine. ...Read more
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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