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my wife went to the hosptal about 3 weeks ago with swelling and pain around kiddney area thay sead she had a urinary track infection and kidnney infection and gave her antibyotics and sent her home within the 10 days the swelling went down sevral days latter the swelling and pain came back i took her back to the er and thay sead their was not any infection and just sead back pain and sent her home this was 5 days ago the swelling is getting worse she is taking pain meds and anti inflamatories with no help do you have any other ideas on how to help her or tests we should have done thanks Jesse
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replied February 28th, 2017
Welcome to e health forum.

It is not possible to assess the situation , with your history suggesting that the swelling is increasing while your doctors indicating that the condition is getting better.

A repeat urinalysis, renal function tests, and a ultrasound would be helpful to making a proper assessment.

If in doubts, you should go ahead and seek a second opinion with a different doctor.

I hope this helps.


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