Avery L. Seifert MD FACS


Pheochromocytoma

Pheochromocytoma is a tumor usually found in the adrenal glands (located on the kidneys). The tumor usually is not cancerous, but it can be fatal if left untreated. Pheochromocytoma is rare and occurs most often in young adults. It causes attacks of high blood pressure, headaches, excessive sweating, nausea and…

Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)

A kidney infection occurs when bacteria travel from the bladder up the ureters and into the kidneys. Sometimes kidney infections may occur when bacteria in the blood enter the kidneys. Symptoms of kidney infection may include: Painful urination and other symptoms of a bladder infection. Pain in the flank, which is felt…

Kidney Infection (Pyelonephritis)

A kidney infection occurs when bacteria travel from the bladder up the ureters and into the kidneys. Sometimes kidney infections may occur when bacteria in the blood enter the kidneys. Symptoms of kidney infection may include: Painful urination and other symptoms of a bladder infection. Pain in the flank, which is felt…