Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) Symptoms, Signs, Causes, Treatment Center

Kidney infection (pyelonephritis) usually is caused from bacteria that have spread from the bladder from a UTI (urinary tract infection), poor hygiene, sexual intercourse, pregnancy, catheter, cystoscope exam, surgery, kidney stones, or prostate enlargement. Symptoms of kidney infection include: back pain, frequent urination, pain during urination, fever, and or pus or blood in the urine. Kidney infection is usually treated with antibiotics. Read more: Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) Symptoms, Signs, Causes, Treatment Article

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