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Have low back more of cramp nagging pain like the ones when starting labor + headache, on and off for a week.Urinalysis normal.Is it pyelonephritis?

Have low back more of cramp nagging pain like the ones when starting labor + headache, on and off for a week.Urinalysis normal.Is it pyelonephritis?

No: Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) would be associated with an abnormal urinalysis (many wbcs) and symptoms of fever, chills, flank pain, and feeling quite sick. Your symptoms and normal urinalysis are not consistent with this. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Does a kidney infection cause headaches?

Does a kidney infection cause headaches?

Infection : Almost may illness can cause headache. Most of these are mild and respond to rest, oral fluids. If you are having a severe headache and is progressive then seek care. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Major frontal headaches, assumed to be because of kidney infection. Am I okay ? Follow up appointment is tomorrow...

Major frontal headaches, assumed to be because of kidney infection. Am I okay ? Follow up appointment is tomorrow...

Keep appointment: Good morning! Headaches can be associated with a kidney infection and should improve as the infection improves. I see that you are on LoEstrin and hydrocodone. Both of these could also be the source of your headache. Make sure you are drinking a lot of water and keep your appointment with your doctor. If you have fever, worsening headache, or vomiting, get in to be seen sooner. Good luck! ...Read more

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Severe headache with kidney infection. What is the best treatment?

Severe headache with kidney infection. What is the best treatment?

Treat the infection: Headaches are not common with any urinary tract infection. Kidney infections are very serious and if a headache is your worst symptom, you're going to be ok. You can use use over the counter pain medications for headaches. See your doctor if you have frequent kidney infections to see why you are getting them. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a kidney infection? I have pain in my sides/ low back, headache and mild nausea.

How can I tell if I have a kidney infection? I have pain in my sides/ low back, headache and mild nausea.

Kidney infection: A kidney infection typically manifests itself in the urine. Frequent, painful urination, change in the urine appearance (cloudy/bloody) are frequently reported. Pain in the sides and low back w/out any urinary changes may not be necessarily related to a urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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Running temperature, headaches come and go, could a kidney infection cause this, was having problems by not drinking enough water, now i drink 2 to 3 bottles a day, kidney has gotten better, but still running a slight fever about 99.5.

Fever: Fever is 100.5 and above and is a sign your body is working, fighting an infection viral or bacterial. Treat symptoms if you need to, otherwise keep drinking at least half your body weight in ounces avoiding all caffeine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a serious kidney infection. today I woke up with a banging headache and all the back of my left leg feels bruised. should I go back doctors?

I have a serious kidney infection. today I woke up with a banging headache and all the back of my left leg feels bruised. should I go back doctors?

Yes please: I do not know wether you are already under treatment for your kidney infection or not. In either case you definitely need to be checked out by your doctor to find out what is going on and take care of it. ...Read more

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I have kidney infection and I have been feeling tingle in my breast and have serious headache please is it the infection or pregnancy symptoms ?

I have kidney infection and I have been feeling tingle in my breast and have serious headache please is it the infection or pregnancy symptoms ?

Seek help: I would recommend that you go to the emergency department for evaluations and treatment. If you are pregnant and have a kidney infection you need to make certain you are receiving the care you and your child need. ...Read more