Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
A bladder infection is a bacterial infection. It also may be called a UTI, which refers to infection in the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra.
Acute pyelonephritis is a severe, sudden, and potentially life threatening infection of the kidneys. Moist skin and chills are possible signs of this condition.
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