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Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

Will a kidney infection go away with nitrofurantn?

No!: Nitrofurantoin's benefit, the high concentration in urine, is also its downfall when treating pyelonephritis; it has unpredictable and often low tissue levels. Because of this, pyelonephritis should not be treated with nitrofurantoin. ...Read more

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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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How long does it take for the flank pain from a kidney infection go away ? Only have 2 days of amoxicillin left and it's not as bad but still hurts

How long does it take for the flank pain from a kidney infection go away ? Only have  2 days of amoxicillin left and it's not as bad but still hurts

Varies: I would drink more fluids in the meantime to help flush out your kidneys. Stagnant water the enemy. Your kidney likes to have liquid to filter. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long it should take until the pain from a kidney infection goes away?

Can you tell me how long it should take until the pain from a kidney infection goes away?

1 - 2 days: If on appropriate antibiotic. Urine culture & sensitivity report should be available after 48 hours to insure ur on appropriate antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Kidney infection wont go away with medicine what to do?

Consult your doctor: You need to consult your doctor to find the reason.It may be because the bacteria are resistant to antibiotic you have been taking and based on the urine culture and sensitivity tests you may need appropriate antibiotics in proper dose. If still no relief consult a urologist there may be other complicating conditions like stone or some other condition. ...Read more

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How much time does it take a small kidney infection to go away?

How much time does it take a small kidney infection to go away?

One to two weeks: You may feel better in a few days but should continue your antibiotics until finished. The infection may take one to two weeks to get better. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does it take a small kidney infection to go away?

One to two weeks: Your symptoms may resolve in a few days but you should continue to take all of your antibiotics and the infection may take one to two weeks to get completely better. ...Read more

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Can kidney infections go away on their own? I think I have 1 because of back pain nausea flu symtoms fever pain when i pee. Dont want 2 go 2 docs.

Can kidney infections go away on their own? I think I have 1 because of back pain nausea flu symtoms fever pain when i pee. Dont want 2 go 2 docs.

Must go to doctor: No kidney infections can be life threatening in young women because of acute kideny infections, pylenophritis can sepsis shock and organ faillure. Back pain may suggest acute pyelonephritis if associated with high fever, chills or rigors. Need to see a doctor to do urine culture, antibiotic therapy, and to make sure there is no obstructive pathology like kidney stones. Hence, must see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a kidney infection that won't go away been on meds. Bad left flank pain swollen lymph nobs n now my eyes r bloodshot. And I m always tired. Why?

I have a kidney infection that won't go away been on meds. Bad left flank pain swollen lymph nobs n now my eyes r bloodshot. And I m always tired. Why?

Bloodshot eyes: There are diseases which can cause kidney issues and eye inflammation. I would recommend seeing an eye doctor to rule out a serious eye problem. Patients with kidney diseases can have low blood numbers which can results in fatigue. I would recommend close followup with a kedney doctor as well. ...Read more

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How long after being on keflex for kidney infection before the pain goes away?

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How long after being on keflex for kidney infection before the pain goes away?

Here are some ...: Most UTIs in females are uncomplicated and in lower urinary tract - bladder & urethra. If the offending bugs are sensitive to antibiotic, within 1-2 days, the treated patients should feel better and become symptom-free in 4-7 days but not always for few. If indeed UTI involves kidneys, the pattern of improvement is similar but take longer to completely go away and Rx should be x2 wks at least... ...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