Kidney Infection Topic Guide

Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis) Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis): Kidney infection occurs when an infection from the bladder and urinary tract moves upward into the kidneys. Kidney infection is also referred to as pyelonephritis. Kidney infection has many causes, and common symptoms include fever, nausea, vomiting, chills, fatigue, burning urination, and others. Treatment for kidney infection is with antibiotics.

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