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Are There Any Natural Treatments For Epididymitis
Here are...: The stated scenario indicated you've been treated for epididymitis; hopefully, indeed, you had or have had it. So, you're advised to collect the features of degree, duration, or interval over time of testicular pain with its detailed sequence of events. &bring those to doc for review, analysis, more hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce a confirmative DX for reasonable rx. Best wish... ...Read more
No natural treatment: There are no effective non-medical treatments for epididymitis. Epididymitis is usually due to an infection of the epididymis, which is on the side of each testicle. Antibiotics are needed to resolve the infection, and anti-inflammatories (such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin) are used to decrease the pain and inflammation. A primary care doctor or a urologist can evaluate such symptoms and start treatment. ...Read more
No: Almost all epididymitis is due to a bacterial infection. Since the epididymis is inside the scrotum, the infection has to be treated by taking oral antibiotics or getting an injection of antibiotics, which will flow through the bloodstream to the epididymis. There are no natural treatments with bacteria-killing abilities that can do this. ...Read more
See comment: Epididymitis,inflammation of the "coils" of small tubes transporting sperm when inflammed cause swelling and varying degree of pain. 1) Treatment with antibiotic 2) Elevate the scrotum 3)Use of anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen 3 x a day 4) When feasible stay off your feet for few days All these should be under direction of a urologist,or at least any doctor ...Read more
I have epididymitis and I read a lot about failed treatment, are there any cases where treatment is actually successful?
Yes: Epi occurs mostly after heavy lifting with a full bladder..resulting in chemical epi. Get it once, about 30% chance of getting again. Get it 2x. ..about 100% of getting it again. Treat with antibiotics, hot sitz baths, pain meds, scrotal support and empty bladder before straining at work or play. Close to 95% chance of cure the first time. ...Read more
What are the tests for epididymitis and the best medicines for treatment? How long will it take to get rid of epididymitis? If left untreated then?
Exam : The best way to diagnose is by physical examination. It is treated with long courses of antibiotics. ...Read more
I'm a 20 year old male and have been diagnosed with epididymitis, has anyone ever been completely cured, no one knows anything about proper treatment.
Epidydimitis: yes with anti inflammatories and antibiotics this will clear up ...Read more
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