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Does a kidney infection always show up on a CT scan ? Can you have one with out it showing up ?

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management
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In brief: It may not

A ct scan of the kidney is looking of stones or mass.
Not usually done to look for an infection, though will show it when severe.

In brief: It may not

A ct scan of the kidney is looking of stones or mass.
Not usually done to look for an infection, though will show it when severe.
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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In brief: Does not

Urinalysis is needed to identify.

In brief: Does not

Urinalysis is needed to identify.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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