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Bladder infection misdiagnosis?

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  • Posted By: abby5555
  • October 26, 2010
  • 02:33 PM

I have an on going problem with re-occuring nausea, kidney pain and migrain. I go to the doctor and test positive for a bladder infection in my urine. I am given antibiotics where I think my kidney pain increases. When I go to the doctor about my pain again they say the urine culture did not have bacteria in it. I start to have a lot more blood in my urine and, kidney pain and my kidney function starts to decrease. I have in the past gone below 60 GFR. In a blood work up everything looks fine except a mildly elavated white cell count. What could cause theses problems..:( desperate for answers.

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  • You did not mention anything about burning urine.If you are having back pains,nausea,vomiting,headache and discolored urine without any burning urine then you probably have a kidney infection or disease.It,s time for you to run away from this quack GP and go to a good urologist or nephrologist.:cool:
    bigboy 64 Replies
    • October 26, 2010
    • 06:37 PM
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  • I have an on going problem with re-occuring nausea, kidney pain and migrain. I go to the doctor and test positive for a bladder infection in my urine. I am given antibiotics where I think my kidney pain increases. When I go to the doctor about my pain again they say the urine culture did not have bacteria in it. I start to have a lot more blood in my urine and, kidney pain and my kidney function starts to decrease. I have in the past gone below 60 GFR. In a blood work up everything looks fine except a mildly elavated white cell count. What could cause theses problems..:( desperate for answers.Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease in which the part of your kidneys that helps filter waste and fluids from the blood is damaged.Common symptoms of glomerulonephritis are:Blood in the urine (dark, rust-colored, or brown urine)Foamy urineSwelling (edema) of the face, eyes, ankles, feet, legs, or abdomenSymptoms that may also appear include the following:Abdominal painCoughDiarrheaGeneral ill feelingFeverJoint achesMuscle achesLoss of appetiteShortness of breathChronic renal failure symptoms may gradually developOther symptoms that may occur with this disease:Excessive urinationNosebleedBlood in the vomit or in stoolsBecause chronic glomerulonephritis usually causes only very mild or subtle symptoms, it goes undetected for a long time in most people. Edema may occur. High blood pressure is common. The disease may progress to kidney failure, which can cause itchiness, fatigue, decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, and difficulty breathing.Doctors investigate the possibility of glomerulonephritis in people whose laboratory test results indicate kidney dysfunction or blood in the urine and in people who develop symptoms of the disorder, particularly those who have had strep throat or other infections. Laboratory tests show variable amounts of protein and blood cells in the urine and often kidney dysfunction, as shown by a high concentration of urea and creatinine (waste products) in the blood.
    keanhe 86 Replies
    • October 27, 2010
    • 04:20 PM
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