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Anyone tell me symptoms of kidney infection please?
I had a urine infection at the beginning of the week and was given 3 days worth of antib's.
I have completed the course but am now feeling really poorly. I have hardly eaten anything since Tuesday, feel very faint if I stand for too long and am constantly thirsty. I ache all over but don't have a temperature and I'm not experiencing any pain when I go to the loo. The Dr did say I may have to go the hospital if I wasn't feeling better after finishing the course but I'm not convinced this is anything to do with the urine infection.
Just need some reasurrance really. Dh asked me if I'm sure I'm not a man, as I haven't stopped complaining, cheeky sod!
I suffer from kidney infections frequently- this sounds like one to me - I usually drink plenty of fluid and keep - warm hot water bottle if necessary- don't whatever you do take anything with paracetamol in it - this will only aggravate it
hope this helps and you get well soon
Poor you Kid, as sunnyskies said, it does sound like an infection. I had what I thought was an infection and was in excruciating pain for over a week, on strong painkillers and anti-b's. Just as I was beginning to feel better (having almost drunk the contents of a large swimming pool full of orange juice and water), I got worse again. The doc then said that it had been kidney stones, and the later pain was them passing out of my body. NOT pleasant.
You should get it checked out at the hospital - you don't want to feel like this any longer - what a cheeky dh!!!!
If it is a kidney infection you need more antibiotics-and you should not really leave it until Tuesday to see a doctor. Kidney infections can be serious. Does your GP not have an out-of-hours service? If not, I would go to A and E-today.
I'd go to the out of hours surgery today if I were you, unless you've got anything planned, otherwise you'll feel absolutely awful for the rest of the weekend. Why wait till Tuesday when you could feel better by Tuesday with the right treatment? And if you don't have a temperature, maybe it's not an infection at all, but something else?
This not having an appetite has worked wonders for the diet that I keep threatening to start!
I have lost 5lb since Tuesday. I wish I didn't feel as rough as I did but it certainly gave the diet a boost!