Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
146 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Are symptoms such as swelling in the legs and arms associated with UTI?

Hi. I have been experiencing uti symptoms for years but never had bacteria in my urine, mostly blood and leukocytes. I most recently started with swelling in my legs, now it s in my arms, I have chronic flank pain as well. Dr did a sed rate. Came back at 48. WBC 11. Rest of labs wnr. They are not doing anything. Help please
Mon, 5 Aug 2019
Report Abuse
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

I think the symptoms you are experiencing may be related to a kidney infection. It can cause swelling in the legs. In this case, we prefer to use Ceftriaxone antibiotics. Diuretics can be used to reduce edema.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Olgeta Xhufka, General & Family Physician
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hi, I am a 40 yr old female and I have been healthy until the last year. I went to my doctor with a laundry list of symptoms and she just gave me...