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How quickly does a UTI spread from the bladder to the kidneys? I think i've had one for a few days but my doctor can't fit me in for another two days.

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Dr. Sandor Mecs
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not that quickly

Not all bladder infections spread to the kidneys.
When they do, it takes more than a few days, especially if you simply keep yourself well hydrated, drinking plenty of water. A good way of assuring adequate hydration is drinking a glass of water every time you void until your urine is very faintly yellow.

In brief: Not that quickly

Not all bladder infections spread to the kidneys.
When they do, it takes more than a few days, especially if you simply keep yourself well hydrated, drinking plenty of water. A good way of assuring adequate hydration is drinking a glass of water every time you void until your urine is very faintly yellow.
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