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Is 12 days of cipro (ciprofloxacin) enough in the majority of cases to kill an infection in the testicle only? orchitis.for bacterial orchitis.

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Dr. James Lin answered

Specializes in Urology

Yes, ...: If diagnosis is right and bug is sensitive to it, a 12-day use of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is more than what the most cases need. But, still remember isolated bacterial orchitis alone is extremely rare; most of times, it is an extended infection from urethra to epididymis then to testis... More? Seek pro-counseling...

Answered 10/31/2014

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