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acute pyelonephritis
 

Pyelonephritis is a bacterial infection of one or both kidneys

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

  • chills
  • fever
  • pain in the lower part of the back
  • nausea
  • frequent, painful urination
  • enlarged kidney
 
Causes

Causes may include:

  • physical obstruction to the flow of urine
  • backflow of urine from the bladder into the ureter
  • bacteria
 
Treatments

Treatment may include:

  • medication
  • hospitalization
  • surgery

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