5 Things You Need to Know About Natural Cures For Kidney Infections

Kidney infections usually occur as part of a urinary tract infection, or UTI. Kidney infections happen when germs and bacteria remain in the urinary tract instead of being washed away by urination and showering. Kidney infections can cause chills, aches, abdominal tenderness, a frequent urge to urinate and burning during urination. Doctors frequently prescribe antibiotics to eliminate the infection-causing bacteria but there are also some natural cures for kidney infections.

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Kidney infections usually occur as part of a urinary tract infection, or UTI. Kidney infections happen when germs and bacteria remain in the urinary tract instead of being washed away by urination and showering. Kidney infections can cause chills, aches, abdominal tenderness, a frequent urge to urinate and burning during urination. Doctors frequently prescribe antibiotics to eliminate the infection-causing bacteria but there are also some natural cures for kidney infections.

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