Dr. Sasha Wainstein , Urology, explains the facts about Kidney Infection - Pyelonephritis
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Interviewer: Calls up the doctor. Tremendous back pain, the chop on side and they jump to the sky. The pain when they urinate, they got a fever. That is sound something you foul around with this doctor. Doctor: That is correct. Interviewer: It could be an infection to your kidneys. Doctor: It could be an infection to the kidney. Now most of the kidneys usually are ascending. They stole in the urethra and the vagina, they are going to the bladder and from that they may ascent. So ascending, philonephritis, usually have this in woman and usually do not get those things. A woman, they are more common on that, and they got a fever, and they got burning and they get a lot of positive bacteria in urine, the cultures up positive and they feel really lousy, they feel very sick. Interviewer: If you have sick with fever and a lot of pain, many times you get admitted to the hospital soon also? Doctor: Most of them you get admitted to the hospital if you do not respond to the medications. Interviewer: If you get flank pain, the potential of nephritis. You can take care of that as a serious interruption, is that so? Doctor: Absolutely. If you have 102, 103 temperature, you got burning and you get flank pain, first of all you have too make sure that person does not have a standing flank pain with fever and nausea and vomiting and distention of the abdomen. You got to make sure you do not have a stone that is blocking your kidneys. Interviewer: Is a good medicine means not thinking it is, you will find out what really is. You will make the correct diagnosis, correct treatment and also for he can follows. Doctor: That is correct.