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Kidney Infection Now Bruising On Back
Not likely: Bruising has many causes that need attention, especially if it occurs without recalling trauma to the area or taking anticoagulation drugs. You need to discuss this with your primary care doctor. Some antibiotics for infections may be related. ...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
A nurse gave me ceftriaxone for kidney infection a week ago and I got this bruise still. Why? What can I do? Is there any faster healing?
Here are some. ..: How long was the duration of using ceftriaxone? Its one-dose use is for uncomplecated gono, and its 1-2-week use is for real kidney infection (pyelonephritis); and its 2-3-day use is for bladder infection (cystitis) although usually unnecessary. Yet, what is the connection between kidnyey infection and bruise. Bruise is usually injury/contusion-related and requires no need to use antibiotics. So... ...Read more
Was told I had a bladder infection today. 12 hours later I now have a tight pain on my back, left side half way up. Kidney infection?
My lower back has been hurting for about 3 days now it progressing towards my back hurts to the touch. Do I have a kidney infection?
Hi, Thank you for your question.
Do you have a history of kidney stones? Do you have a fever? Noticed any blood in your urine? Make sure you drink plenty of water. You may need imaging to find out what is going on.
Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions.
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Hi, had a UTI and kidney infection now since August 16th nearly a month. I'm on my 4th set of tabs. It came back. Is there an underlined problem here?
Assuming you had your urine cultured and were given an antibiotic based on culture results, the recurrence could mean there is a structural abnormality of the ureter that sets you up for infection.
If you were treated without urine culture, you may have a resistant bacteria needing another medication.
Ask your doctor if a culture was done. If not, have one done now. ...Read more
Yesterday I thought I had a bladder infection&now my side&back r really hurting. I've had multiple kidney infections the last few yrs. What should I do?
-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
I had a severe kidney infection 2 weeks ago finished all my meds and now symptoms are back and so is the pain. Could I have another kidney infection?
Yes it could be: You need to notify your doctor who treated your last infection. He may have to run another urine test. Repeat infections require Urine culture. Sometimes there is an obstructive problem in the urinary tract which requires more tests like CT scan of the abdomen and Pelvis to find the cause.. ...Read more
I have pain under the left rib cage and it goes into my back. At times its feels gripping pain. Does anyone know what this could I had a kidney infection, ecoli, and was sepsis in july. I was treated and released from hosptial for days later. I now have t
Any number of things: This kind of pain could be caused by any number of things. With your history, you need to be examined by a doctor who can figure out whether it is something that will go away or something like an infection of the kidney or of the area under the diaphragm that needs treatment. ...Read more
I have had what I believe is a kidney infection for almost a week now. It started with severe lower back pain and pain urinating as well as bloody uri?
Uti 2 weeks ago, actually kidney infection, continued on cefzon 7 days, missed 2 days, cipro (ciprofloxacin) 2days (too strong), now back to cefzon. Could come back worse?
Risk of resistance: Potentially, yes, as the partial treatment killed the "easy" ones, leaving behind the heartier bacteria to replicate and take over. Hopefully will not be the case, but please be diligent in your compliance with antibiotic regimen--make a medication chart to check off dose by dose to help you remember--that way worst would be late on a dose. ...Read more
Took omnicef (cefdinir) for bloody kidney infection, only killed Ecoli so now on macrobid, almost done. Having back &leg pain and tired, is this normal?
You have bloody urine & a kidney infection which has not responded to antibiotics. Did you have a urine culture? You may have a kidney stone or other complicating factor preventing cure. Repeat Urinalysis with microscopic exam and urine culture 2 days after finishing Macrobid. Then consider CT scan of abdomen & pelvis. Your doctor can help.
Consult me on Health Tap if you want to discuss more. ...Read more
In panama, had e hystolica&kidney infection. Treated w/drip& antiparasite meds. 4 weeks ago, now constipated, pain&burning in stomach, infection back?
Seek care: You need an evaluation if this problem persists. No way to tell online. Sorry. ...Read more
Just started cipro (ciprofloxacin) for kidney infection 4 days ago, now im having severe burning pain all in my stomach area and lower back could this be the cipro (ciprofloxacin)?
Possible side effect: Hi. That may be a ciprofloxacin side effect or could be non-cipro-sensitive bacteria moving north to the kidneys. You need to talk with your doc. Control your diabetes VERY well. Please talk with your doc on Monday, or go to ER if you're in bad shape now. Good luck! ...Read more
Been having lower back pain for couple months. Treated for kidney infection. Now have severe shooting pain in left hip/buttocks -takes breath away?
May be back: Your pain at this point could be related to your back and not the infection. You should check with your physician to see if this is at all related to the kidney. ...Read more
Got a UTI and was given macrobid, didn’t work. On cephalexin 3rd day and still have symptoms, now with low back pain. Is it becoming kidney infection?
Here are some...: UTI not responding to various antibiotics suggests inaccurate diagnosis or bacterial resistance to antibiotics. And lower backache may be at times related to bladder infection and is not indicative of kidney infection. How to figure out what could cause all your symptoms has not to be that hard by following instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/. Best to health.... ...Read more
Can kidney infection cause headaches chestpain arm weakness nausia and back pain along with urinary burn going on 6 months now doctor is puzzled! Help?
Unlikely: The chestpain arm weakness and nausea sound like heart problems. If your doctor has ruled this out with tests the last 6 months than it is mostlikely anxiety especially considering your age. If you are overweight this is a wake up call since this can bring on blood pressure and heart problems. Burning and back pain can be bacterial or yeast from previous antibiotics. Urologists can help you. ...Read more
I have a kidney infection was prescribed antiboiotics and they are not helping what should I do now?
How long has it been: Please let your doctor know about your on-going symptoms. ...Read more
Maybe, maybe not: Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, especially if the person doesn't remember hurting his back by lifting or working too much. Other abdominal problems (occasionally serious ones such as a tumor) can also show up as back pain, so evaluation by a doctor is needed. Kidney infections can cause changes in urine or urination, plus fever. ...Read more
If I am demonstrating UTI / kidney infection symptoms, but my urine test came back negative, what's goin on?
Check other things: It could be a UTI that isn't growing out. Sometimes this happens if a person takes an antibiotic before culture. It could also be something else. It could be inflammatory or malignant or just vaginal irritation. See your doc to check it out. Www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more
I've had back surgery 5months ago would this contribute to a kidney infection? It was my lower back to clean up the herainated area
Any but rowing or: Any cardiovascular exercise but rowing and you can do flexibility like yoga and strengthening except floor free weights like squats or dead lifts etc. The flexibility or stretching should be daily and the others 3-5 x a week. Studies show resumption of all activities after 3 months ok but be careful with racquet sports and golf- use a traditional golf swing.. ...Read more
I have been having lower right back pain 6 hrs - had kidney infections (5) 9 yrs ago - (with bladder inf but asymptomatic) - quite painful?
Stone or infection: Kidney stones can cause back pain. If you have had multiple urinary tract infections, you may have problems with kidney stones as well. Infections that go from the bladder to the kidneys can cause back pain as well. You may need to be evaluated for structural problems in your urinary tract. ...Read more
Recently had a kidney infection. I didn't take all the medication. So now I feel a bit numb and pain during sex. What's wrong its no longer fun.
Go to doctor: Sometimes, it is your mind feeling guilty and you feel that not taking all the antibiotics is causing the problem, or you may have a problem no associated with the infection. Uti are actually easy to treat and we usually over treat. Go to your doctor to see if infection gone, and have peace of mind. If the problem persists, then the cause is something else and has to be diagnosed. ...Read more
I had back surgery. On my lower back to clean out a herainated area could the surgery contribute to a kidney infection at all its been 5months.?
Why do I get constant/chronic/recurrent UTI's now since having my cystocele "repair" in nov 2015. I have had over30 uti/kidney infections since then.
I have been treated for a kidney infection the pain is still very bad but its now also under my rib cage making the pain really bad and hard to breath?
Get seen now!: You don't say how long you were treated, but increasing pain is worrisome no matter what. Call the doctor that treated you or go to an emergency department now. ...Read more
I have always had blood in my urine and gotten kidney infections often. But now there is oil spots floating in toilet after I urine, what could that b?
I've been sick for over a week I went to the er and they told me I had a cold and a kidney infection throughout the week my lower back started hurting?
Low back pain: Is common in UTIs. Did they put you on antibiotics? ...Read more
Been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 7 days now for a kidney infection. 500mg 2x per day. I am still having kidney pain. How long should the pain last?
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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