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Lower Back Pain With Kidney Infection

2014-11-27 13:40

Lower Back Pain With Kidney InfectionKidney infection (pyelonephritis) belongs to Urinary Tract Infection. When that happens, many problems will occur. Lower back pain is a common symptoms under this condition. Get facts no kidney infection can help you and your doctor take right treatment.

Get fact on kidney infection

Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) involve only the bladder and urethra (the lower urinary system). Pyelonephritis results when a UTI progresses to involve the upper urinary system (the kidneys and ureters).

Symptoms of kidney infection

When the kidney gets infected, some symptoms may include:

● Back pain or flank pain

● Fever or chills

● Nausea and vomiting

● Confusion

Kidney infection may cause noticeable changes in the urine, such as:

● Blood in the urine (hematuria)

● Cloudy or foul-smelling urine

● Painful urination

● Frequent or urgent urination

Lower back pain occurs because the infection cause swelling in kidney. The expand mass will stretch the capsule of kidneys, causing pain in this area. In this condition, the painful feeling is usually sharp. When pressed on kidney area, you may cannot bear the severe pain.

At this condition, you should talk with your doctor, and he or she will give you some suggestions.

Treatments to relieve lower back pain

● Antibiotics

In general, antibiotic is the first line for treating kidney infection. Antibiotics are generally prescribed for a total of at least seven days.

● Surgery

In rare cases, kidney infection may progress to form a pocket of infection (abscess). Abscesses are difficult or impossible to treatment with antibiotics alone and must be drained. Most often, this is done with a tube inserted through the skin on the back into the kidney abscess (a procedure called a nephrostomy)

● Chinese herb

Chinese herbs have been used for treating various kidney disease for centuries. They are more natural and effective than over-the-counter drugs. They are also good for improving kidney function. If you interested in this natural treatment, you are welcomed to leave a message below or email to, and we will reply you within 24 hours.

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