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Treatments for Pyelonephritis

Treatment List for Pyelonephritis

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Pyelonephritis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Antibiotics
  • Intravenous antibiotics
  • Surgery for any urinary abnormality
  • Bed rest
  • Fluids
  • Pain medications
  • Treatment of any underlying cause
  • Hospitalisation is usually required
  • Antibiotic therapy - usually intravenous initially followed by oral therapy
  • Treatment of dehydration
  • Analgesia
  • Investigation and management of any underlying causes such as anatomical abnormalities of the urinary tract, or urinary tract calculi
  • Prophylactic antibiotics for patients with recurrent infections

Pyelonephritis: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Pyelonephritis may include:

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Pyelonephritis:

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Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Pyelonephritis

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Discussion of treatments for Pyelonephritis:

A kidney infection is treated with an appropriate antibiotic, and abnormalities may need to be surgically treated. (Source: excerpt from Pyelonephritis (Kidney Infection) in Adults: NIDDK)

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