Urinary Tract Infection Community
Pyelonephritis
About This Community:

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs when bacteria get into the bladder or kidney and multiply in the urine and can affects any part of the urinary tract. Discuss topics including prevention, causes, symptoms and treatments such as when you may need to get antibiotics.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Pyelonephritis

My mother was supposed to undergo a urethral dilation procedure, but due to family issues it got delayed. One evening, two months ago, she got a high fever (104), nausea, and back pain. We took her to the hospital where she was admitted and blood tests and urine tests were done. Unfortunately, she got sepsis and was admitted into the ICU and was on IV and antibiotics. The doctor informed us she had to undergo stent placement as well as urethral dilation. The process was delayed partly due to her diabetes level and the high level of creatnine. Finally, once her levels were cleared, the procedure was finished and she was discharged after 3-4 days. She was on antibiotics for 3 weeks and inbetween during her checkup, the dosage was reduced. Just day before yesterday, she got a fever of 101, along with chills and a feeling of nausea, although she did not vomit. I took her to the doctor yesterday and she was immediately hospitalised. Her WBC, gylsoted haemoglobin, and creatnine level were high. I am worried and require an insight into what exactly is happening to my mother and what are the risks associated with this relapse.
Thank you for your time!
Avatar_f_tn
She is 58 years old, I forgot to mention that.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Urinary Tract Infection Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank