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Kidney Infection

Kidney infections are difficult to distinguish from a urinary tract infection.  When the kidney is involved only this is called pyelonephritis

Cause

This occurs when the bacteria in the urine climbs along the ureter and winds up in the kidney

Symptoms

Symptoms are usually flank or back pain, nausea, fever, chills, blood and pus in the urine

Detection

Urinalysis and urine culture will shows signs of bacteria.  Xrays such as ultrasound or CT scan will show an area of the kidney which is swollen from the infection.

Treatment

Treatment is with oral antibiotics.  However, unlike a routine urinary tract infection, a kidney infection can be quite difficult to treat and often require hospitalization and intravenous antibiotics.

Prevention

Like urinary tract infections, the best way to prevent kidney infections is to increase fluid and water intake.  Control and monitoring other medical diseases especially diabetes is very important.

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