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how long does it typically take orchitis swelling to go down

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 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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Dr. Philip Miller
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Minimum: 7-10 days; hoeverl, depending on severity and apprpriate treatment, 2-3 weeks with use of antibiotics.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Urology evaluation: If a person's symptoms from orchitis don't resolve, his urologist can re-evaluate to be sure there is not ongoing or recurrent inflammation. Occasiona ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Morgan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen testicles: Follow up with PCP and or Urologist for examination as well as a possible Ultrasound.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Orchitis: Are you on antibiotics? I would follow up with a urologist usually after 1 week of antibiotics the organ/area with an infection should be back to bas ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: If antibiotics used is "perfectly" effective and given at its early stage, you will see drastic decrease in pain and swelling in 3-7 days and these sy ... Read More
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 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
App Diagnosis: Not sure what app you are using, but it can't possibly replace the expertise and experience of a physician, someone who can actually talk to you, take ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No harm: Masturbation probably won't hurt anything. At your age (19) by far the most common causes of epididymitis are chlamydia and gonorrhea, although t ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer : The usually course of epididymo-orchitis, once treatment has begun, is that the pain and discomfort usually resolve or markedly improve within the fir ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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May be...: Effective response to antibiotics suggests you got std-related or uti-related epididymo-orchitis. For young men, it would more likely be std-related; ... Read More
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