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Exhaustion after slight exertion, pressure on bladder, increased need to urinate. Kidney infection?

I am 29 years old, 5 6 and 130lbs. I recently had a severe kidney infection . I was on IV antibiotics for one week and oral antibiotics for another week. I took my last antibiotic 3 days ago and felt much better. However, when I woke up the next day I was exhausted. I slept all day and was still able to sleep through the night. I have been resting since and even the slightest exertion exhausts me. I have also noticed a slight feeling of pressure on my bladder and an increase in the need to urinate. However, I am not having any pain when I do urinate. I have also had a decrease in appetite . Could my kidneys still be infected?
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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Hi. It could be possible that the infection has not cleared. The appropriate step would be to repeat a urine analysis and culture to confirm or rule out infection. Also if you are having recurrent urinary infections your consulting physician may order an ultrasound. He may also be able to suggest measures which will prevent recurrent infections. Good luck.
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