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26 Jul 2010

re post 1520 pielonephritis
hi as per the above post i had similar symptoms recently also with some dizziness and after the pain i have a strange feeling in my tummy, my mouth is also dry and had a strange taste. can you explain what this pielonephritis is and is it serious?
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Mona
Pielonephritis is an infection in the kidney and it can be serious, you can become very sick as it may cause an abcess in the kidney. If treated properly and quickly enough, serious side effects can be avoided
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