My husband was admitted to the hospital for a iv antibiotics for a uti. his wbc is 26000. Does that sound like it is affecting only lower urinary tract or it has gotten to the upper urinary tract? He is urinating and passed blood clots.
Patients experiencing upper urinary tract infection, or pyelonephritis, may experience flank pain/costovertebral angle tenderness, fever, and/or nausea and vomiting in addition to symptoms of lower urinary tract infection.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.