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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

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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
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

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.

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Dr Olgeta Xhufka, General & Family Physician
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