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Will a kidney infection lead to kidney disease?

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Dr. John Wigneswaran
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Kidney Infection

Not necessarily.
Most kidney infections, such as a urinary tract infection or an infection in the kidney itself (pyelonephritis) can be treated safely and quickly. In certain situations based on the degree of infection or the underlying health of the patient this can impact kidney function.

In brief: Kidney Infection

Not necessarily.
Most kidney infections, such as a urinary tract infection or an infection in the kidney itself (pyelonephritis) can be treated safely and quickly. In certain situations based on the degree of infection or the underlying health of the patient this can impact kidney function.
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