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On augmentin for UTI. Family history of polycystic kidney disease. Pain in the kidneys, blood in urine. Kidney affected?

Good Afternoon, I am on my third course of anti-biotics at the moment.. Augmentin . I am being treated for a UTI Infection which has believed to have caused an infection in my kidneys as well. I am extremley worried as to why all of these anti-biotics and various treatments/ urine tests/ultra-sound scans etc..has not pin pointed the problem, and that it still hasn t gone away. This has been going on for 3 months now...and I am forever running to the bathroom to wee..this goes on constantly through out the day just minutes apart. The other reason I am worried, is that on my father s side of the family, we have a history of Polcystic Kidney which my father resulted in having kidney faliure and a transplant. Can the frequent weeing, severe pain in my kidneys and blood in my urine be something related to PKD...or just a very bad infection? Thank you
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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Welcome to HCM.
Infection may not always be sen in the scan. It is diagnosed by urine culture test.
Frequency and urgency may mean overactive bladder and if confirmed by clinical evaluation, treatment is needed for about three months.
The pain and blood in the urine could be related to PKD and ultrasound that has been done already should be helpful and it needs review.
Hope this helps.
best regards

Answered: Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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