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Cures for uti infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   A few days ago i began to get UTI like symptoms like frequent peeing eventhough i didn't always have to go and a lot of pressure on my pelvic area. a couple nights ago i began getting horribly sharp pains in my lower left side of my back. then last night the same thing but it switched to the other side kind of radiating towards my front. tonight im still in pain when i have not taken ibprophen and i am running a temperature of about 100.2
User :   could it have moved from a uti to a kidney infection that fast? and is t hat what it sounds like/
Doctor :   has this happened before?
Doctor :  
UTI can travell up, to infect kidney
User :   no.
User :   can it happen in just a few days?
Doctor :  
and the pain resulting from this is usually very severe
Doctor :   i will suggest you to get this examined, take an renal ultrasound and also do a few blood tets
User :   yes. i end up in a ball crying when it gets really bad. until i take a few pain relievers. then it feels ok for a while
Doctor :  
you will also need to do a urine culture and sensitivity
User :   what is a renal ultrasound?
Doctor :  
to see for the organism causing the infection and treat it effectively
Doctor :  
renal ultrasound is to
Doctor :  
to look for details of kidney, ureters and bladder

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