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epididymal cyst vs epididymitis

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Simple retention cyst of epididymis is benign and of no significance if it is asymptomatic. Of course it needs to be established that it is a simple c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
epididymitis: Epididymitis can cause pain in the scrotum but is benign. If infection is suspected your doctor will give you antibiotics. The simple cyst they desc ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cysts in the Scrotum: You follow the advice of your physician. In most cases that means just waiting this out. These cysts are scars and or infections. If the physician pu ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
38 years experience Family Medicine
Epididymitis: The epididymis connects the testicle to the vas defrens which essentially carries the sperm out. With the epididymis infected and inflammed, it backs ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: The epididymus can be felt manually by a clinical exam in many patients but not necessarily all, and sometimes one can be felt and not the other becau ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Spencer Long
Specializes in Urology
Probably not: It usually takes severe or repeated epididymitis to cause obstruction or significant damage. Mild epididymitis usually does not cause damage, but it c ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No worries: Epididymitis is rarely if ever asymptomatic. If you don't have an enlarged, painful, tender testicle, you don't have epididymitis.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Ultrasound?: There is no way of diagnosing this over the internet, sorry. You could get a recurrent epididymitis, but it would be unlikely to resolve on it's own. ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: Masturbation while make epididymitis more painful and prolong recovery.
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