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Is acute pyelonephritis more treatable than chronic pyelonephritis?

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Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology

In brief: Yes

Pyelonephritis means infection of the kidney.
Acute means severe. If it is of recent origin it must be treated immediately and fully. Chronic pyelonephritis means that condition is not acute but has been smouldring for a while. it damages the kidneys and it cannot be reversed

In brief: Yes

Pyelonephritis means infection of the kidney.
Acute means severe. If it is of recent origin it must be treated immediately and fully. Chronic pyelonephritis means that condition is not acute but has been smouldring for a while. it damages the kidneys and it cannot be reversed
Dr. Zafar Khan
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