What are the symptoms of kidney disease or infection?

Multiple. Kidney infection symptoms may be fever,chills,flank pain, nausea,urinary frequency or pain, blood in urine or sediment or change in urine color as some of more common ones. Kidney disease may also involve hypertension, kidney stones, and gradual toxin buildup that can lead to fatigue,confusion, heart rhythm problems and other issues. Seek attention and evaluation if you are concerned.

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Will a kidney infection lead to kidney disease?

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. Read more...

What is a common infection with polycystic kidney disease?

UTI. Polycystic kidney disease usually causes hematuria (blood in the urine) or a urinary tract infection. These conditions can be treated with antibiotics. Read more...
Infection in PKD. The common infection is E.Coli Urinary infection. Klebsiella and Proteus and Enterococcus also cause urinary infections in PKD. The most common is the E. Coli bacteria. Read more...

How long does it take for kidney infection to turn into kidney disease?

Not a good question. An infection is a type of disease. The question therefore does not really make any sense. Most infections of the kidney come and go and need turn into anything else. Read more...
Here are some... When have you started having urinary tract infection (UTI), since early childhood or after sexually active? To help understand the reality of UTI, peruse articles in UTI...Urinary Tract Infection in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html. Besides, Going over the articles in Basics for Life Reality and Self-Care will further help on how handle daily concern of life or diseases if any. Read more...

Might it happen that a kidney infection turn into something more serious like chronic kidney disease?

Multiple infections. If infection treated with appropriate antibiotic during the accute phase kidney damage can be preented. Chronic renal disease has to occur from multiple and/or subclinical infections, sometimes infection can affect one or both kidneys.Scarred kidneys from infection can lead to hypertension and renal failure.Infections in children are often related to vesicoureteral reflux( from bladder to kidney. Read more...

Kidney disease or an infection? Urine tests = abondant bacteria, moderate leuco, high microalbumin (10x normal), protein 0.44g/d, had pe 4 months ago

Infection. The bacteria and leucocytes favor infection but these are found in normal but incorrectly collected urines, particularly in women.The test needs to be repeated and a urine culture performed. Protein in the urine may mean other disease, not always an infection. Read more...

Can you tell if strep infection was from a certain time for kidney disease, NG, say that antibodies in the blood say that disease was 5 years previou?

Confusing question. Infections with group A streptococcus, the main cause of strep throats and certain skin infections, can lead to a kidney problem called glomerulonephritis. Post-strep GN usually is apparent within a few weeks after a strep infection, but sometimes can cause kidney damage that isn't diagnosed until years later. This is uncommon. At 5 years, probably something else explpains the kidney problem. Read more...

End stage kidney disease (pkd). Recurrent infections since apr, 12. Been on levoflox 500 since then. Noticed redness of skin in the leg. Is the drug safe?

Safe for what? Levofloxacin is safe enough to have been approved by fda but all drugs have (potential) side effects. It carries 2 black box warnings: one re tendinitis & tendon rupture; other re myasthenia gravis. You didn't mention how often you're taking this antibiotic (or for what reason) nor did you mention your crcl but frequency is typically adjusted according to crcl eg every 48hr if crcl 10-19. Read more...
PKD and levofloxacin. Levofloxacin is a good medication, though can have tendon side effects. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levo are especially good for PKD associated infections. Redness of leg skin may reflect some edema -- is there evidence of rash on trunk or arms? Read more...

Is this a sign of a kidney infection? I have pain in my kidneys, back, and groin. My urine is orange and it burns when I urinate. My family has a history of kidney disease

The . The symptoms you have described could be a sign of a urinary tract infection (UTI) or possibly a kidney infection (pyelonephritis). You will need to see your doctor for a urinalysis and a urine culture. Depending on your history of present illness, your doctor may or may not make a preliminary diagnosis and start treatment. I hope you find relief soon. Read more...