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Back pain above waist on left side. Kindney infection?

Back pain above waist on left side. Kindney infection?

Back pain on left: These symptoms can be a kidney stone or infection. If burning upon urination or blood seen in the toilet after urination is a sign of infection. However can be other kidney related diseases. More tests and physical evaluation needs to be done to pinpoint the cause. Hopefully this is just a strained muscle on the left back. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

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


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How can my mom go ta get feeling better with both her Kindney infection, along with her bad Flu that she has too, or also. ?

How can my mom go ta get feeling better with both her Kindney infection, along with her bad Flu that she has too, or also. ?

Thanks for asking: Hi LindseyB. Thanks for your concern for your mom? Kidney infections usually require antibiotic treatment, sometimes for weeks. Being sick with flu on top of that is miserable, and if she can't take oral antibiotics, she should go to the ER for evaluation. Otherwise, see a doctor, or ask for a longer consultation. ...Read more

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I have a kindney stone its 9mm in size I don't have ins what should I do I eake up evey day in severe pain, and and always have frequent kindney infections is there a wsy to get rid of this stone?

I have a kindney stone its 9mm in size I don't have ins what should I do I eake up evey day in severe pain, and and always have frequent kindney infections is there a wsy to get rid of this stone?

UROLOGIST: See a urologist and explain that you need free care. Go to your town hall and ask about programs to help people get medical care. Your local hospital will have someone who will help you get care. Meanwhile drink as much water as you can. Take care of it now. You could lose a kidney. ...Read more

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Need some tips to reduce infection in kidney?

Need some tips to reduce infection in kidney?

Preventing UTI's: Several things will help reduce the frequency of UTI's (urinary tract infections) 1) plenty of fluids and make sure that you empty your bladder while voiding 2) avoid wiping back to front 3) as soon as possible after intercourse voiding 4 avoid over using vaginal douches That should help ...Read more

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How to know if I have an infection in kidney!?

How to know if I have an infection in kidney!?

Kidney infection: Sometimes a simple lower urinary tract infection can ascend and involve the kidneys. Typically, this will cause fevers, low back and/or abdominal pains, and overall feeling ill. If you think you may have a kidney infection (pyelonephritis) you need to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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I need help! How do I know if I have an infection in kidney?

I need help! How do I know if I have an infection in kidney?

Symptoms & Signs: Kidney infection or pyelonephritis is usually associated with fevers, chills, pain on urination, lower back/flank pain, urinary frequency or urgency. Some patients report cloudy or malodorous urine. ...Read more

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Found infection in my kidney, ecoili was the infection/ what will help?

Found infection in my kidney, ecoili was the infection/ what will help?

Antibiotics.: A kidney infection is potentially serious. It should be treated aggressively to limit kidney damage and prevent blood infections, a dangerous complication. E. Coli is the most common cause, and treatment is with antibiotics. The culture result that revealed e. Coli should also show which antibiotics are appropriate. A full course should be taken. Serious infections will require IV anitbiotics. ...Read more

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How can one know that his kidney us sick? What are the major causes of kidney ailure, and last, what cures kidney malfunction? Or infection?

How can one know that his kidney us sick? What are the major causes of kidney  ailure, and last, what cures kidney malfunction? Or infection?

Get a blood test: Get your blood and urine tested. Pain over the kidneys, blood in the urine, and generalized fatigue can be signs of kidney problems. Infection can cause kidney problems. Diabetes is a major cause of kidney failure. ...Read more

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I think i have infection in my left kidney....

I think i have infection in my left kidney....

Go to ER: Acute or chronic pyelonephritis needs immediate and definitive evaluation and institution of treatment. This is potentially life-threatening and even if not, if not managed appropriately has the potential to damage kidney function. Go and be seen. ...Read more

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Has anyone suffered major kidney damage through an infection?

Has anyone suffered major kidney damage through an infection?

Yes: A severe blood infection can cause damage to multiple organs including the kidney. The kidney damage is often caused by low blood pressure, and is typically temporary and improves after the infection is treated. But with severe infection, or prolonged low blood pressure, subsequent damage to the kidney may be permanent, or severe, requiring dialysis. ...Read more

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I have a strange pain right back side sort of above my muffin top. Possibly kidney area. Do I have endometriosis or an infection?

I have a strange pain right back side sort of above my muffin top. Possibly kidney area. Do I have endometriosis or an infection?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Kidney infections symtoms?

Kidney infections symtoms?

Several: A kidney infection is different from a bladder infection (cystitis). It has gone higher up the urinary tract. For this reason, symptoms my be different. This is usually quite serious and may cause fever, chills, pain on the affected side in the upper back, nausea and vomiting and pain with urination. One may have pain inn the flank and along the gutter of the abdomen. Don't delay, get seen now. ...Read more

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What is a kidney infection?

What is a kidney infection?

Microbe in kidney: Microorganisms can gain access to the kidneys from the blood stream or ascend from the lower urinary tract (bladder). Infections can be caused by a bacteria, virus, fungal, parasite or other invader that can multiple in the organ. ...Read more

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Simptoms of kidney infection?

Fever and back pain: Kidney infection or pyelonephritis is usually bacterial in nature and related to a urinary tract infection. Symptoms include fever, abdominal pain, painful urination, and costovertebral tenderness (pain in your back between the 12th rib and spine). Your doctor can diagnose pyelonephritis with simple urine tests and physical exam. ...Read more

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Symptoms of kidney infection?

Symptoms of kidney infection?

UTI symptoms: Depending on what part of the urinary tract is infected, symptoms can range from: urethra (urethritis): burning w/urination ; local irritation; blood in urine, strong urine odor bladder (cyctitis): lower abdominal pain ; above kidney (pyelonephritis): flank/back pain, fever, chills, ; all of the above sepsis: bacteria migrated to the bloodstream; all of the above + low bp, rapid heart rate, ill. ...Read more

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Why do kidney infections occur?

Via urine or blood: Kidney infections are most commonly due to bacteria entering the bladder and work their way up to the kidney. In children commonly due to faulty bladder valves permitting urine to back up to kidney. Many bacteria have hair-like tenticles allowing them to crawl thru bladder valve + up to kidney where they multiply. Less often bacteria can reach kidney via blood stream from skin infection or abscess. ...Read more

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I think I have kidney infection?

Signs of kidney infx: A kidney infection is a urinary infection which has spread beyond the bladder to the kidney. An "ordinary" bladder infection makes you feel like you have to pee all the time yet only a little bit may come out. Sometimes it hurts to pee and sometimes you see blood in the urine. If the infection gets up into the kidney you may also feel pain in your back, have a fever, and even shaking chills. ...Read more

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How do you get kidney infections?

How do you get kidney infections?

Starts bladder: Starts bladder in some infection progresses to kidney. Some because of anatomical event causing urine to reflux to kidney. ...Read more

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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