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IGA, Tylenol and respiratory infections
linda posted:
I have just had severe viral bronchitis. The ER gave me a Zpak just in case there was something bacterial involved. They could find no bacterial problem though. This was approx 3 weeks ago. After the ER it moved to my eyes,ears and sinuses. My primary gave me a steroid pak to ease, inflammation. I also took quite a bit of Tylenol for the pain. Now I am having a slight pain in my urethra and my urine is cloudy and has protein in it (foam). Does this sound like kidneys or bladder? I know you couldn't really know for sure but how worried should I be and should I see the Neph or Primary and could the Tylenol affected my kidneys?.
mrscora01 responded:
Tylenol is safe for kidneys. Unfortunately, to me (I'm not a doc) it sounds like you've acquired a uti. It can cause protein and discomfort. Sorry I can't be more help.

linda replied to mrscora01's response:
Thank you MrsCora, I think you are probably right. Rarely have them and with the antibiotics I just had I have to wonder. I will probably call my primary care as a starter.

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