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I've a terrible cough and shortness of breath, find it very hard to breath, I'm on antibiotics for kidney infection, what do u think is wrong with me?
Infection/asthma?: Do you smoke? Do you have Asthma? Are you coughing out greenish/brownish sputum? Do you have fever, and chill or night sweats? Do you have pain in you chest on breathing or coughing!? You may have a lung infection or obstructive lung disease such as asthma. If you are obese, you may need too be check for obstructive sleep apnea. It may be necessary to make sure you don't have heart disease. ...Read more
Im currently on medicine for a kidney infection but I have a bad cough, sneezing, and a little shortness of breath. Did my infection spread?
Flank pain on right side right under ribs for a week so far. More frequent urination. Hurts to cough or even lay on that side. Is it kidney infection?
UTI or kidney infection? I have foul smelling urine, urgency and frequent urination, nausea, headache, chest congestion, hacking cough.
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
Its complicated: 2 factors promote pyelonephritis. 1) bacteria must invade the kidney. 2) a person's immune system must fail to some degree. Bactereia are common in the urinary tract. But if large amounts of harmful bactereia enter the kidney during lower urinary tract infections or during kidney obstruction (ie. Pregnancy, injury, surgery, congenital disease, or poor bladder emptying), pyelonephritis may develop. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pyelonephritis: Other symptoms: high fevers that come and go along with chills / rigor. Pt are usually very very sick and require immediate medical attention as this condition can be life threatening if left untreated. www.peedoc.com @drhtay. ...Read more
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