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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohsin Reza
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: Acute epididymitis is most commonly infectious in etiology but can also be from noninfectious causes such as trauma and autoimmune diseases. Based on ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Inflammation: It is inflammation of the epididymis which is a curved convoluted tubular structure behind the testicle with a lumen in which sperms mature. The con ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
44 years experience Psychiatry
Mestrual cramp s: In the scrotum, but lasting until you take an appropriate antibiotic for the infection.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: If epididymitis-causing bug is sensitive to the prescribed antibiotics, usually yes, a course of one-week use will usually suffice but not necessary t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Confirm Dx first...: A good history and physical exam with or without urinalysis can reach a reasonable accurate diagnosis of epididymitis. Then, antibiotics can be used h ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Clinically, the disappearance of local tenderness and induration of the affected epididymis is considered to be cured, but always a recurrence may hap ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Pain and swelling: localized to the upper pole of the affected testicle.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard David
36 years experience Urology
Can last a long time: Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis. Treatment with antibiotics usually relieves the symptoms within 3-4 weeks. Hot baths and anti-inflamma ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Epididymitis: If your boyfriend is under 35 and is treated with antibiotics for chlamydia or gonorrhea as the causative organism, you might also be infected (even i ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Antibiotics: May help! See urologist and be checked for cause and rule out tumor or some STD
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