I have cystitus and woke up this a.m. with severe pain over both kidneys. What is the situation and should I go to the hospital?
Person's Gender: Female
Person's Age: 74
outpatient, my dr id in India id , no help, reluctant to go to this hospital. Will check out local kidney specialist.
Thanks for your question. If I don't respond to you immediately, it is because I am either in the OR or traveling. I WILL get back to you ASAP.This is an indication that the infection may have spread to the kidneys causing a severe infection called pyelonephritis and this can be a severe infection that requires hospitalization. You need to see a doctor for a urine culture and you will likely need to be started on a strong antibiotic such as Cipro to treat this. Hope this helps.
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