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How do you know if you have a kidney infection or a urinary tract infection ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
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In brief: UTI

Kidney infections are more serious and cause fever, chills, flank pain and cloudy urine classically.
Bladder infections usually cause urinary frequency and burning and at times there can be blood in the urine. Cultures are done to document infection and identify the offending organism.

In brief: UTI

Kidney infections are more serious and cause fever, chills, flank pain and cloudy urine classically.
Bladder infections usually cause urinary frequency and burning and at times there can be blood in the urine. Cultures are done to document infection and identify the offending organism.
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