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Kidney Infection Pain Treatment
How should I feel on 4th day of kidney infection treatment? Fever gone, pain now intermittent but not gone. Infection showed on CT only. On augmentin
Things should: Continue to show daily improvement.U may need a follow-up ct to make sure the infection has cleared.Take all your antibiotics , stay extra well hydrated, get plenty of rest and keep your follow-up appointments with your docs.Know that u survived what is a potentionally life threatening infection. ...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
Varies long2not long: Untreated kidney infection/ pyelonephritis & abscesses can lead to overwhelming sepsis & rapid death pyelonephritis & small kidney abscesses can linger for months. Also depends upon overall health of subject when infection occurs. Babies & old folks tend to fare worse than ages inbetween. All kidney infectios need to treated asap. ...Read more
Pyelonephritis: An infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis) results in severe back pain, high fever and nausea/vomiting. Unlike an infection only involving the bladder, the ascension of bacteria into the kidney is a dangerous event. Since the kidney is swollen, it may take a few weeks for your back pain to get better. If you are referring to a bladder infection, the urgency/frequency and pain improves in a week. ...Read more
Until you die from a: Blood born infection if untreated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hydration. : For females maintenance water is 9 bottle waters per day. If you have an infection you will need an abtibiotic as well ...Read more
Is there a home remedy or treatment for the prevention of reoccurring kidney infections? Thank you so much.
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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