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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No home remedies: You need to see a doctor and get antibiotics.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: These are infections of the structures within the scrotum, the testis (orchitis), the tubular structure adjacent to the testis (epididymitis), or both ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
EPIDIDYMITIS: Infections of the testis, epididymis and both. They can be bacterial, viral or simply sterile inflammation. They can be acute or chronic.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: In experienced professional mind, awareness, & alert, a detailed history pertaining to the onset, degree, duration, interval, and progress of test ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Some are...: - age: torsion tends to be around puberty vs peididymits/orchitis, in young sexually active adults;std-related. - hx: torsion - acute onset and fast p ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Orchitis infection: unless you have a viral infection as the cause the antibiotic will help get rid of infection. Should not be harmful to masturbate.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Not known to: Orchids and epididymitis are infections and typically are cured with antibiotics. Trying masturbation will not hurt. All the best.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Needs recheck: this is a serious infection, sometimes with resistant bacteria. I suggest a recheck and reevalaution with examination with perhaps a change in antibio ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lehman
20 years experience Urology
Not an issue : If you mean sterile that your sperm wont work or you wont have sperm. No chance of that
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
See below: Before culture results:One injection in muscle of 250-500mg ceftrioxone+azithromyci 1gm by mouth(or doxycycline 100mg 2Xdaily for 1-2wks) In men older ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Spencer Long
Specializes in Urology
Antibiotics: Antibiotics is usually the first treatment for epidiymitis. It may take 3-6 weeks of treatment. Surgery is rarely necessary.

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