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The main symptoms of a kidney infection are pain in your back or side, feeling sick, shivering and a high temperature.
Kidney infections can be treated with antibiotics from a GP. They need to be treated quickly to reduce the risk of further problems.
Things you can do that may help prevent kidney infections include staying well hydrated and going for a pee after having sex.
Page last reviewed: 06/01/2021
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