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will epididymitis go away on its own

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bates jr.
24 years experience Critical Care
Most likely no: Very rarely will this resolve without treatment. While it is possible for the pain to fade, it would be best to get evaluated by you medical care pro ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Depend...: Multiple factors contribute to the pace of healing process for epididymitis like the level involved bacterial virulence, timing & effectiveness of ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Possible...: Epididymitis is not directly related with testis although the related pain is right next to it, and is usually related with chlamydia infection in you ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely...: Epididymitis is rarely acquired from oral sex. It could happen due to gonorrhea, but rarely. What are your symptoms? Pain in both testicles is almost ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are...: The stated scenario indicated you've been treated for epididymitis; hopefully, indeed, you had or have had it. So, you're advised to collect the featu ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Will vary.: The treatment of epididymitis depends on the cause. In younger men, it is usually due to gonorrhea or chlamydia, which are sexually transmitted infect ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Epididymitis: i would avoid, yes as this stimulates the epididymis and possibly visit urologist for antibioitics and NSAIDS.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darshan Mahajan
Specializes in Neurology
Pain: If there is no local pathology to cause this pain, may try naproxen(aleve) some sezure meds can reduce nerve pain also.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk to your doctor.: I don't know if your epididymitis was caused by a sexually transmitted disease. But if this hasn't cleared up - I think that you need to let your doct ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Doxycycline headache: If your testicular pain wasn't improving after 4 days of doxycycline, it's a good bet you don't have epididymitis after all. More important, a rare do ... Read More

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