Kidney Infection (cont.)
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Kidney Infection Treatment
There are a variety of treatments available for kidney infection. These include hydration and medication to control fever and nausea. Antibiotics are typically prescribed to treat kidney infection.
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Acute pyelonephritis is a potentially organ- and/or life-threatening infection that characteristically causes some scarring of the kidney with each infection and may lead to significant damage to the kidney (any given episode), kidney failure, abscess formation (eg, nephric, perinephric), sepsis, or sepsis syndrome/shock/multiorgan system failure.