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how long does it take for orchitis to heal

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Weeks: A true infectious or traumatic orchitis can take 4-6 weeks for swelling to resolve and discomfort to end.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6weeks: Orchitis is an inflammation or infection of the testicle, often caused by a virus or bacteria. Symptoms of orchitis include pain, swelling, or a feeli ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Uncertain, ...: Orchitis occurs as STD- or UTI-related epididymitis advances and extends, that is, epididymo-orchitis, or as accompanying infection in mumps, that is, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It depends on the severity of the orchitis and how quickly antibiotic therapy is initiated. I would estimate 3-7 days.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Orchitis : This varies with the severity of the orchitis, but it is generally significantly improved after 2 weeks of appropriate antibiotic coverage.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Epididymo-orchitis: It may take a week or longer for orchitis swelling to go down after appropriate therapy. Pain usually resolves in few days.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Clinically, from epididymitis to epididymo-orchitis is a process of full spectrum, usually resulting from the extension of bacterial UTI or STD-relate ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Antibiotics : The effect of antibiotics on the pain of infection takes three to five days
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience Urology
Testicle Pain: Testicle discomfort usually comes from inflammation, not infection. Antibiotics are useful, but alone don't always help. I suspect you have prostatiti ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: Mild cases sometimes resolve on own, but better to get checked and treated rather than prolong duration of painful symptoms. In boys may be due to mum ... Read More

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