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Perinephric Abscess Kidney Pathophysiology
How long should rocephen IV treatment last for a perinephric abscess? Is it normal to still have some flank tenderness after 4 weeks?
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 have infected renal cyst (aspirated) e coli also a perinephric abscess. I have been on rocephin (ceftriaxone) for 4 weeks. How long should treatment last?
Need more info: Ceftriaxone is good therapy if the e. Coli is sensitive in vitro, the abscess has been drained, and the precipitating cause removed. 4-6 weeks of treatment is appropriate, but before dcing therapy need WBC count, esr, CRP and results of imaging studies in follow-up. Consult with your urologist, infectious diseases doctor or both. Hope this is cured soon. ...Read more
No: They will not consider you as a donor with any acute infectious process ...Read more
How to determine an pain from unhealed abscess or a year old adrenal mass is caused by kidney problems?
There is no: Way to determine that without having a medical evaluation -- but adrenal masses rarely cause pain. See your doctor. ...Read more
Doubtful: Highly unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Post partum developed ecoli in blood and had kidney abscess 4 months later had scan after pain on same side showed 8mm cyst could this cause the pain?
Here are some...: According to what you reported, you deserve a congratulation for recovering from upper urinary tract infection with kidney abscess. As to finding a 8-mm cyst in kidney, it most likely represents an incidental finding with no clinical significance, namely, not causing symptoms. For more individual specific details, ask your treating doctor timely. ...Read more
I am s/p bladder ca, diabetic, high bp, ckd, history of kidney abscess.With current issue of "ring" around kidney seen in Lasix (furosemide) ultrasound. What now?
I had a ultra sound today and it should a 8mm cyst on my right kidney. I have pain on my right side which prompted me to go for a scan it was done by a sonographer. 4 months ago I had a kidney abscess 2cm on my right kidney following ecoli in my blood pos
Here is as answered.: According to what you reported, you deserve a congratulation for recovering from upper urinary tract infection with kidney abscess. As to finding a 8-mm cyst in kidney, it most likely represents an incidental finding with no clinical significance, namely, not causing symptoms. For more individual specific details, ask your treating doctor timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
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