Upper respiratory tract infection seems like a minor disease, but it has a close relationship with kidney disease.
Many people may have abnormal urine examination result, but not all cases
mean that they have renal damage. The following article list the main causes of
abnormal urine examination results.
1. Fever and infection themselves can cause abnormal urine examination
result. In this case, if the patients can control their temperature and
infection within control, their urine test will recover normal after a period.
However, if patients with the upper respiratory tract infection have a history
of kidney disease, they should consider that the abnormal urine is much likely
to be caused by kidney damage.
2. Some medicines for upper respiratory tract infection also can cause
abnormal urine test result. The medicines such as fever medicines, antibiotics
and so on can cause kidney damage.
3. Acute Glomerularnephritis is mainly caused by streptococcus infection. It
is a common cause of abnormal urine test for patients with upper respiratory
tract infection. Generally speaking, Acute Glomerularnephritis caused by upper
respiratory tract infection can recover totally, even if the patients have
4. Upper respiratory tract infection also can aggravate the original Chronic
Nephritis. As Chronic Nephritis has no symptoms and the patients themselves also
do not do urine check or renal function, the disease may develop for many years
without any notice. Many patients may find the disease after it aggravates by
upper respiratory tract infection.
From the above, it can be seen that not all upper respiratory tract infection
can cause renal damage. However, it has a high risk in leading to and
aggravating the original kidney disease. Therefore, if you have abnormal urine
test result after upper respiratory infection, you should pay more attention to