Kidney Infection

The term kidney infection is a generic term used to describe infection of the kidney of several types; bacteria, fungal, and viral. Kidney infections can be detected and treated by the Urology Division of Premier Medical Group.

A kidney infection requires prompt medical attention. If not treated properly, it can permanently damage your kidneys or spread to your bloodstream and cause a life-threatening infection. Kidney infection treatment usually includes antibiotics and sometimes requires hospitalization.