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Pain from epididymitis i recently got epididymitis and my testicles also got swollen is that a feature of the epididymitis

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Swelling : Swelling can occur with epididymyitis. If you have persistent swelling, redness, if you get severe pain, fever, or vomiting then you must be seen as an emergency.
Dr. Bernardo Rodriguez
Specializes in Urology
Orchiepididymitis: If you had the diagnosis of epididymitis, and now your testicles got swollen maybe the infection is affecting the testicle, and its known as orchiepididymitis. The treatment for these kind of affections is a long term use of antibiotics, often for three weeks as minimum. If you are diabetic or have another kind of inmunosupression its important to control it. You may need go to emergency room.

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