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A 19-year-old male asked:

epididymitis possible from trauma? 2nd occurrence from year ago, no stds, aching testicles and sometimes groin. do i need antibiotics again? game plan

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes, it's possible: Yes, you may need antibiotics again. Epididymitis can be recurring in young adults. You should wear supportive underwear that limits downward traction on the scrotum. Boxers aren't good here. See your doctor for acute flare ups, and do self examination regularly.

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Last updated May 17, 2013

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