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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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Im haveing middle back pain im afraid it might be a kidney infection should I go get checked out or is it just normal back pai.?

Im haveing middle back pain im afraid it might be a kidney infection should I go get checked out or is it just normal back pai.?

Could br kidney: Usually pain related to the kidneys is on the sides and travels to the belly if it is caused by a stone. If you have fever or burning on urinating you may also have a urine infection and then you will need cultures and antibiotics. If pain is related to movement it is most likely muscular or due to bones. ...Read more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Call MD. Kidney infections (fever/chills, back pain, n/v) are serious.
Once
Begin your antibiotic immediately and complete the entire course
Once
Drink plenty of fluids to stay well-hydrated and help flush infection
Daily
Get plenty of rest and sleep to help your body fight the infection
Once
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How bad is the back pain qith a kidney infection?

How bad is the back pain qith a kidney infection?

Painful: Pain may be mild at first but will become moderate to severe without treatment. ...Read more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Take all prescribed antibiotics
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Drink at least 10 cups of fluid
Daily
Submit urine for culture 2 weeks after you finish anbitiotics
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How to tell if it's a kidney infection or just back pain?

How to tell if it's a kidney infection or just back pain?

Check: other signs: Kidney infection is associated with fever, abnormal urine results and abnormal blood count. Back pain is usually worse only with certain positions. Kidney infection is of short term duration. Back pain is a long term issue ...Read more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

see a doctor for evaluation
once
drink water
every other hours, while awake
take prescribed medication as directed
once
call doctor for fever, chills, blood in urine, failure to improve
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Is having continued back pain after kidney infection a normal condition?

Is having continued back pain after kidney infection a normal condition?

Best to have it look: Best to have it looked at as continued pain could mean something is still wrong. ...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

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Kidney Infection (Definition)

It is usually an infection that finds its way from the bladder all the way up to the kidneys. This symptoms could include blood in the urine pain in the back or in the flank region or generalized discomfort. Some patients may ...Read more

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