Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
188 Doctors are Online

Done kidney transplant. Taken Cefixime for E.coli infection. Now pus cells in urine and pain in old kidney

Hi sir, my mom had a Kidney transplant an year ago. now a few days ago she got an infection ( E.coli ) due to which she suffered from fever . infection was sensitive to cefixime so zinacef 1.5G every 8 hours was injected for three days (still continued). now the fever n other physical conditions are fine except 80 puss cells in urine and pain in right old Kidney. Can it b that th right e puss is coming from the old failed kidney?
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  56
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Nephrologist 's  Response
If there are pus cells in the urine the test to confirm infection would be urine culture and sensitivity.
It is possible that the infection is in the old kidney. A review of previous records and an ultrasound or CT scan may help.
Good luck.
Answered: Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor