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Can an abcess cause kidney failure in the future if the bacteria is not fully gone?

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Dr. Karen Shackelford
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Yes.

If a bacteria is the cause of a kidney abcess and cannot be treated adequately by antibiotics, then surgical debridement will be necessary.

In brief: Yes.

If a bacteria is the cause of a kidney abcess and cannot be treated adequately by antibiotics, then surgical debridement will be necessary.
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