A kidney infection is usually treatable and curable with antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. Urinary Tract Infection commonly known as UTI effect the bladder and uretha,when a UTI passes through to the upper urinary system that is, the kidneys and ureters ,Pyelonephritis will be diagnosed.Pyelonephritis is a serious kidney infection and if not treated early can cause severe illness,this is due to the infection entering the blood stream.
The good news is Pyelonephritis is curable with antibiotics and bed rest! Pyelonephritis can be complications stemming from bladder infections, bacteria is the cause of this kidney infection because the bacteria enters the urethra from the skin protecting it, after it enters the body it travels up to the bladder .Women are more vulnerable to UTIs because the uretha is much shorter than in men.
Because urinary tract infections (UTIs) are very common – particularly in women, babies and the elderly. Around one in two women and one in 20 men will get a UTI in their lifetime. The most vulnerable people in the community are babies,the elderly and women and need to be more vigilant if kidney disease symptoms occur.
Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection is to feel the urgency to pass urine more frequently ,even though it may be only a few drops. Still feeling bloated after passing urine and feeling as though you have not passed urine. Experiencing pain and/or a scalding sensation when passing urine. Check for blood in the urine, or it is dark in color. Pain often occurs around the pubic bone.