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Symptoms of kidney infections are the same as symptoms of bladder infections?
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: While both can
Cause malodorous urine, kidney infections are more serious: pain in side or back, very high fever, chills, and sepsis.
Bladder symptoms are frequency, urgency, burning. The latter, if neglected or treated wrongly, can lead to an upper trcat infection.

In brief: While both can
Cause malodorous urine, kidney infections are more serious: pain in side or back, very high fever, chills, and sepsis.
Bladder symptoms are frequency, urgency, burning. The latter, if neglected or treated wrongly, can lead to an upper trcat infection.
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