4. Compare the signs and symptoms of cystitis and pyelonephritis.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 8:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
4. Compare the signs and symptoms of cystitis and pyelonephritis.
Signs are what the doctor can observe; symptoms are the physiological perceptions of the patient ("I feel hot"). Sometimes, however, the two words are used synonymously.
Both Pyelonephritis and Cystitis are urinary tract infections, or UTI and have some of the same signs and symptoms as you will see below. However, Cystitis is a common condition usually caused by bacteria entering the urethra and then the bladder (as opposed to pyelonephritis, which is a kidney infection). This leads to inflammation and infection in the bladder, considered the lower urinary tract. However, the urinary tract ...
This solution compares the signs and symptoms of cystitis and pyelonephritis.