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A 21-year-old male asked about a 17-year-old male:

I have pain today in the epididymis and it is swollen while tomorrow when i go to the doctor it will not be swollen if it is not swollen tomorrow and there will be no outburst how the doctor will diagnose the problem if have chronic epididymitis ???

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
If you have swelling in the epidid. it will not go away in a day or two, and if it does it is not epididymitis. Chronic epidid is uncommon and frequently pain in the area is misdiagnosed as ch. epidi.

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