Infected ureter - Emergency

A renal or ureteral stone can cause colic. This is not a true medical emergency, even if it is extremely painful for the patient.

However, it becomes dangerous when an infected ureteral causes congestion of the urinary tract. In this case, life-threateningSsepsis (blood poisoning) , develops within a short time and is often accompanied by circulatory failure.

Diagnostcs

Therapy

If an accumulation is present, it must be bypassed. This can be done via a bladder catheter, through a Ureteral Stent (pigtail) or possibly by direct drainage. In a second phase of treatment, high-dose and broad-spectrum antibiotics, circulatory support, and intensive/ medical supervision follow.

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BLADDER & URETHRA SELF-TEST
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Do you feel pain or burning when urinating?
Are you a man who has been experiencing pain while urinating for more than two days?
Do you have blood in your urine?
Do you accidentally lose urine?
Are you under 35 and need to urinate more often or urgently than before?
Are you over 35 years old and need to urinate more frequently or urgently than before?