Pyelonephritis is a common urinary tract infection, pregnant women are more susceptible to this disease, even severe cases can lead to death. Therefore, the prevention and treatment of pyelonephritis must not be ignored. However, how does pyelonephritis happen? What are the symptoms?
What causes pyelonephritis?
Pyelonephritis is caused by bacteria or viruses that infect the kidneys. E. coli is the type of bacteria that causes most pyelonephritis infections but can be other types of bacteria as well.
The main route of infection is an upward infection, that is, pathogenic bacteria from the urethra into the bladder caused by cystitis, followed by spread along the ureter to the kidneys, leading to pyelonephritis.
So, what are the symptoms of pyelonephritis?
Frequency of urinatior
Pain or burning sensation when urinating
Urine containing pus or blood
Stench or cloudy urine
Pain in the back, sides, groin and abdomen
If you have the above symptoms, do not panic, because of the above symptoms are not necessarily pyelonephritis. But also take timely medical examination, diagnosed the disease, so as to be effectively treated.
According to the results of urine culture selection of sensitive drugs.
Acute onset according to the treatment of acute pyelonephritis, repeated episodes of bacterial culture should be confirmed by bacterial flora, it is clear that the recurrence is recurrence or re-infection.
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