What You NEED to KNOW about KIDNEY INFECTION, A Serious UTI Condition – Pyelonephritis?

What You NEED to KNOW about Pyelonephritis, A Serious UTI Condition – What is the best treatment for pyelonephritis? Commonly used oral antibiotics include trimethoprim with sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim and others), ciprofloxacin (Cipro) or levofloxacin (Levaquin), but the choice of antibiotic will depend on your history of allergies and laboratory testing of the bacteria causing the infection.

Is a kidney infection cause for concern a kidney infection as a serious medical condition that requires prompt treatment these infections often start as a urinary tract infection uti or a bladder infection which then spreads to affect one or both kidneys symptoms may include fever chills back or side pain groin pain abdominal pain nausea and vomiting frequent

Urination urine bats cloudy smells bad or contains blood you may be able to use home remedies together with your prescribed medical treatment to ease some symptoms and improve kidney health but you shouldn’t try to treat yourself alone you should always go to a doctor first for diagnosis and to discuss treatment options when to seek immediate medical attention

Utis are uncomfortable but they’re not an immediate medical emergency some people make the mistake of assuming the same as true with a kidney infection kidney infections are serious conditions and they do require medical attention untreated a kidney infection sometimes called pyelonephritis can quickly cause long-term kidney damage or kidney scarring these

Infections can also cause sepsis which can lead to shock because of this a kidney infection can be fatal if allowed to progress don’t take any chances by not having it treated by a medical professional medical treatment antibiotics are always the first line of defense against a kidney infection if the kidney infection isn’t severe your doctor will likely give

You oral antibiotics to take once or twice a day for 10 to 14 days you must take the entire course of antibiotics even if you feel better within several days your doctor will encourage you to drink plenty of water severe kidney infections may require admission to the hospital you’ll be given fluids and antibiotics intravenously through an iv both of which

Can help treat the infection if you have recurring utis that put you at increased risk of frequent kidney infections your doctor will help you establish the cause of their frequent and help you prevent further infections from occurring complementary treatments you can do at home some people prefer to treat medical conditions with home remedies or alternative

Remedies because of how serious kidney infections are it’s important that you don’t rely on home remedies instead you should take the prescription antibiotics your doctor gives you and use home remedies to help ease symptoms or pain you can also use home remedies to avoid utis and improve kidney function 1 drink lots of water drinking plenty of water can help

Flush bacteria from the body helping the infection to be eliminated faster it can also help clear out the entire urinary system drinking plenty of water can also help to prevent utis that can lead to kidney infections so it’s a good practice to keep aim to drink at least 8 glasses of fluids daily to drink cranberry juice cranberry juice has long been used as

A remedy for utis and bladder infections there’s some evidence that drinking cranberry juice may help or prevent utis in some people many people prefer the sweet flavour of cranberry juice to water helping them to drink more however cranberry juice is full of added sweeteners aren’t great for you a cranberry supplement or pure cranberry juice as a healthier

Way to get the benefits of cranberries 3 avoid alcohol and coffee the kidneys most important role is to filter out harmful substances and toxins and both alcohol and caffeine can require extra work from the kidneys this may hinder the process of healing from an infection alcohol and antibiotics also shouldn’t be mixed so avoid alcohol during your treatment for

This reason as well 4 take probiotics probiotics have two big benefits when it comes to treating kidney infections the first is that they’ll help keep your body’s healthy bacteria in check even though the antibiotics may get rid of both good and bad bacteria there’s also evidence that probiotics can assist the kidneys in processing waste materials and the better

Your kidneys are functioning the more effective treatment will be five get some vitamin c vitamin c as a powerful antioxidant that helps protect tissues in the body from oxidative stress which can automatically help promote kidney health there is also older research that shows that vitamin c can prevent kidney scarring during acute kidney infection and boost the

Enzymes within the kidneys you can take vitamin c supplements or foods dense in the nutrient 6 try parsley juice parsley juice as a nutrient-dense diuretic that can increase the frequency and amount of urination this can help flush out the bacteria in the kidneys faster making antibiotics even more effective if you don’t like the taste of parsley outright you can

Mix it into a smoothie with strong flavored fruits including cranberries or blueberries for best results 7 consume apples and apple juice apples are also nutrient-dense their high acid content may help the kidneys to maintain acidity in the urine possibly inhibiting other growth of bacteria they also have anti-inflammatory properties which may be beneficial in

Helping the kidneys to heal following the infection 8 take an epsom salt bath both epsom salts and warm water can ease pain this can help to make the uncomfortable side effects of the kidney infection a little more tolerable while you wait for the antibiotics to take effect since abdominal pain is sometimes a symptom of antibiotics as well as kidney infections

This could also help even after symptoms from the kidney infection are resolved 9 use non aspirin pain relievers non-aspirin pain relievers can help to relieve discomfort ibuprofen including motrin and advil as well as acetaminophen tylenol can also help break fevers caused by the infection 10 apply heat while you wait for the antibiotics to kick in you can use

Heat therapy to reduce pain apply a heating pad or hot water bottle to the affected area and keep it on for about 20 minutes at a time what about apple cider vinegar apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular home remedies no matter what type of condition you’re trying to treat it’s touted by some as a remedy for kidney infections – thanks to its antibacterial

Properties that being said there’s no evidence or research available that supports this usage what about baking soda baking soda is sometimes used as a home remedy for kidney infections with some believing that it can help detoxify the kidneys by helping them to filter better there’s no evidence to support this either on the contrary it may even be dangerous to

Attempt to use baking soda for this purpose one 2013 study found that misuse of baking soda actually led to hospital admission for some people for electrolyte imbalances respiratory depression or metabolic alkalosis the take away kidney infections are a serious condition that require prompt treatment by a licensed professional with antibiotics home remedies can

Be used as a complementary treatment to help ease other symptoms but make sure you ask your doctor before using them to ensure they won’t interfere with your treatment you

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