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Will cenfindir or penicillin treat a uti/ kidney infection ? In pain all week and the more in depth research I do I am 100% positive

Will cenfindir or penicillin treat  a uti/ kidney infection ? In pain all week and the more in depth research I do I am 100% positive

Yes: Not as common as quinolones (eg cipro) or sulfa drugs (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole), the antibiotics you mentioned can be used to treat uti's, depending on how common it is to find bacteria that is sensitive to- your prescribing doctor should have an idea regarding this issue. ...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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Will a zpac help a kidney infection?

Will a zpac help a kidney infection?

Yes if sensitive to: but usually that is not the first line antibiotic for UTI , see your doctor for examination and appropriate antibiotics , neglect may cause serious damage to your body. ...Read more

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Where does a kidney infection hurt?

Where does a kidney infection hurt?

Two reasons: 1) just like infections that you get on your skin (large zit, abscess, ingrown nail), the resulting response will cause inflammation in and around the organ. The inflammation also results in swelling. 2) since the kidney is surrounded by a tough membrane called the capsule, swelling increasing the pressure in the kidney, which can also register as pain. ...Read more

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How can I treat a mild kidney infection?

How can I treat a mild kidney infection?

Antibiotics: See a physician, get a urine culture and get a prescription for antibiotics based on the culture results. ...Read more

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Can kidney infection symptoms disappear?

Can kidney infection symptoms disappear?

Yes, with therapy: Rarely acute pyelonephritis may become symptomatically silent as chronic disease takes over, but generally not without treatment. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection affect your cycle?

Can a kidney infection affect your cycle?

Irregular menses: Any type of process which disturbs your normal physiologic functions can create alterations in the menstrual cycle. The answer is yes. ...Read more

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Symptoms of kidney infection in little kids?

Symptoms of kidney infection in little kids?

Frequent pee: And also hearts when they pee, smell bad and could cloudy and have some blood in it. ...Read more

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Can you explain how to cure a kidney infection?

Can you explain how to cure a kidney infection?

Antibiotics: Kidney infections are treated with appropriate antibiotics, depending on the severity of infection and its spread in blood stream you may treat with oran antibiotics for uncomplicated kidney infections, or IV antibiotics with kidney infection with sepsis. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of kidney infection?

What are the common symptoms of kidney infection?

Fever with back pain: I look for fever - sometimes high fever - along with one sided back pain above the belt line. The urinalysis will show white cells and bacteria. Many people with kidney infections "look ill." an important variation, however, is kidney infection or even bladder infection in older people. They may have fewer or less obvious symptoms - or even mental status changes - and get quite sick.Get evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you get a kidney infection from a toliet seat?

No: The bacteria that cause a UTI (e. Coli most common) generally gain access via the urethra (the tube that passes from the bladder to the outside) which does not come into contact with the toilet seat during normal voiding. ...Read more

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What's most likely signs of a kidney infection in women?

What's most likely signs of a kidney infection in women?

Pain,fever,blood in : Symptoms are 1pain or burning during urination 2frequency and urgency of urination 3blood in the urine 4 flank pain or groin pain 5fever 6abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with a kidney infection?

What are the symptoms associated with a kidney infection?

Pain / fever: Pain in the kidney area and fever are suggestive of pyelonephritis. This can be a very serious infection causing other systemic signs such as nausea, weakness, lightheadedness, etc. This type of infection is diagnosed with a urine culture, some blood work and occasionally radiology examination. It might require IV or long term oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a kidney infection in women and men?

Pain,fever,blood in : Symptoms are 1pain during urination 2frequency and urgency of urination 3blood in the urine 4 flank pain or groin pain 5fever. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of kidney infection in women that are older?

Kidney Infection:: A kidney infection (pyelonephritis) occurs when bacteria travels through the blood stream or through the urinary tract to cause an infection in the kidneys. Women experience more urinary tract infections that men because the shorter urethra. The symptoms are fever, flank pain, frequency and urgency in urination. Elderly women may not have any symptom with infection or experience delirum. ...Read more

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I keep getting kidney infections and wondering how can I stop getting them?

I keep getting kidney infections and wondering how can I stop getting them?

Try IC diet: Google ic help. If no response need to see urogyn if woman. ...Read more

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Would you please help describe the usual reasons for getting a kidney infection?

Few: Immuno intact persons.....Females, sex, tub bath, douching, tampoon. Males..... Sex, prostate infection, obstruction like stone stricture, tumor........... ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection be fatal?

Can a kidney infection be fatal?

Yes: Kidney infection called pyelonephritis can lead to severe sepsis and can be fatal if not treated aggressively with antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Are kidney infections contagious?

Are kidney infections contagious?

All your own: Most kidney infections arise from our own flora that's migrated from the environment up into the wrong place: the urinary tract. Post-coitus uti's are common but they are w/our own flora. Persons can have alterations in their microbial flora if they have a change in environment (i.e.:a hospital stay) ; then become infected with those organisms if present in the wrong place at the right time. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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


Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
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Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) (Definition)

Inflammation of the kidney due to a bacterial infection. ...Read more