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Pyelonephritis Cause Body Swelling
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Im having lower ab pain & swelling of testicles same thing happened 8yr ago & diagnosed as a kidney infection can it still be?
Kidney infection: It is unusual for a man to get a recurrent kidney infection but it can happen. With the testicle swelling i would be concerned about orchitis or even prostatitis, as kidney infections are usually associated with back/flank pain, fever, chills, nausea and vomiting. It would be worth while to get a urine culture and see your physician to do an evaluation. ...Read more
I have been suffering leg and back pain since last 6 days.Even i cannot walk.Is it kidney infection or back bone problem? No swelling on any part .
Likely back problem: Symptoms that suggest a back problem would be the back pain shooting into the leg, or weakness or numbness in the leg or foot. Any heavy lifting or trauma that triggered symptoms. Symptoms that suggest a kidney infection would be pain or burning with urination. Bladder or kidney infections aren't common in men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
cloudy and foul smelling urine
swelling in vaginal entrance
history of bladder/kidney infections.
Another episode: Sounds like a repeat urinary infection. Testing to confirm and find which bug and medicineis needed would be best. To avoid these, discuss sexual activity-if pertinent- with your provider. ...Read more
Had a kidney infection caused by e.coli. On IV aztreonam for 14 days. feel better but all lymph nodes have started to swell on treatment day 10 of 14
Kidney infection: Usually bacteria infecting kidney, possibly causing damage if not treated properly in timely fashion. Bacteria can affect kidney by refluxing up from bladder. Hematogenous (via blood) is other possibility. Results of inadequate treated pyelonephritis are scarring and loss of renal cortex. Chronic scarring can cause hypertension.If both kidneys severely involved renal failure. ...Read more
Cause of pyelo?: 29 F wants to know cause of pyelonephritis. Aka infection of the kidneys causing scaring and kidney failure. Can also be related analgesic abuse if you lived in Australia and took a lot. Some have symptoms of infection others not. Congenital reflux from bladder or kidney stones contribute. At one time thought to be common cause of HTN. Rarely one side which may increase BP. Check UPTODATE for more ...Read more
Bacteria. : The most common cause of kidney infections, or pyelonephritis, is bacteria introduced from the lower urinary tract. The most common cause is escherichia coli (75-95%), then proteus, klebsiella, & staphylococcus. "focal" is a descriptive term, likely from radiology, describing the infection as localized to a specific part of the kidney. Regardless of the description, this is a serious infection. ...Read more
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