Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)

About- Kidney infection also called pyelonephritis is an Inflammation of the kidney due to a bacterial infection. 
 
Symptoms-
Kidney infection Abdominal pain
Kidney infection Back pain
Kidney infection Blood or pus in the urine
Kidney infection Burning sensation when urinating
Kidney infection Chills
Kidney infection Fever
Kidney infection Foul-smelling urine
Kidney infection Frequent urination
Kidney infection Groin pain
Kidney infection Nausea and vomiting
Kidney infection Painful urination
Kidney infection Urinary urgency

Causes-
A bacterial infection is the main cause of this disease. Rarely, it occurs after a bladder or kidney surgery.
 
Risk factors
Kidney infection Being a women
Kidney infection Nerve damage around the bladder
Kidney infection Urinary tract blockage
Kidney infection Use of urinary catheter for a prolonged period
Kidney infection Weak immune system

Complications
Kidney infection Kidney scarring
Kidney infection Pregnancy complications
Kidney infection Sepsis

Specialists to visit
Kidney infection Nephrologist
Kidney infection Urologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.kidneyfund.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.urologyhealth.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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