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A 45-year-old male asked:

I have epididymitis and have taken doxy for 2 weeks without success. now on batrum ds. should i take for 4 weeks? another antibiotics you recommend?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Epididymitis: This is often a problem that requires long term antibiotics. I have seen it take three to six weeks to get fully better. I am surprised at the doctor's medication choices. Are you noticing any improvement?
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