Causes of pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritis, the causes of which we will consider inthis article is an infectious disease of the kidneys. It is caused by various bacteria and microorganisms. Pyelonephritis can affect both one kidney and two at once. His symptoms can be pronounced or blunted enough that the patient starts to think that the illness has gone.

What promotes the development of pyelonephritis?

This disease can occur at any age. Pyelonephritis, the reasons for its development are presented below.

  • Features of anatomical development (children under 7 years).
  • The beginning of sexual life, pregnancy, childbirth (girls and women aged 18 to 30 years).
  • Disorders and pathologies in the genitourinary system (usually in the elderly and the development of prostate adenoma).
  • Urolithiasis disease.
  • Diabetes.
  • Acute cystitis in women.

What kinds of diseases exist?

The disease can be of two types: chronic and acute. Acute pyelonephritis is characterized by multiple manifestations of symptoms, and if it is not treated in time, it can develop into a chronic one.

What are the symptoms of pyelonephritis?

Disease chronic pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritis, the causes of which we have discussed above, manifests itself depending on the type of disease.

Acute form

Chronic form

  1. Serious temperature increase (up to 39 - 40 degrees).
  2. Rapid fatigue, general weakness, loss or lack of appetite, increased sweating, regular headaches.
  3. Acute pain, often one-sided, in the lumbar region.
  4. Syndrome Pasternatskogo (with effleurage in the kidneys are painful).
  5. Change of color of urine (can be turbid or with a red tinge).
  6. Painful sensations when urinating.
  1. Frequent urination.
  2. General malaise and frequent headaches, poor appetite.
  3. Periodic dull pain in the lumbar region, aggravated in rainy weather.
  4. Development of arterial hypertension.
  5. In the absence of medical intervention, chronic pyelonephritis can develop into renal insufficiency.
  6. When the disease worsens, the symptoms are similar to those of an acute form.

What complications can cause pyelonephritis?

Pyelonephritis, the causes of which we examined inthis article, can lead to a number of complications. The most serious of these are renal failure, sepsis and bacterial shock. There is a risk of developing with ineffective treatment of apostematous pyelonephritis (appearance on the surface of the kidney and in its tissues

Case history: Acute pyelonephritis
multiple small ulcers) and necrosis of the kidney tissues.

How to cure pyelonephritis?

When the first signs of the disease appearit is necessary to visit a doctor who, on the basis of the examination and the results of the tests, can diagnose and prescribe the necessary treatment, the course of which will reflect the medical history. Acute pyelonephritis and chronic can be eliminated with a comprehensive approach (antibacterial therapy, normalization of kidney function and immunity). Patients who have had an attack of pyelonephritis at least once a year are advised to undergo periodic physical examinations to prevent relapse.

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