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Best Orchitis Treatment
Both testicles hard and hurt when squeezed gently. I finished treatment for epididymo-orchitis a week ago.
The testicular tissue is destroyed by mumps orchitis. Now what is the treatment about it? N.B. Sperm count is 0% - 3%.
Hard, slightly swollen testicles a week after finishing treatment for epididymo-orchitis. Ultrasound tomorrow, what could this be ?
could be improving: This disease gets better slowly. They want to rescan to make sure it does not look worse. If you pain is getting better... Then hopefully they will see reduction in swelling and other findings. If not they will change treatment. ...Read more
Generally Antibiotic: Orchitis is a painful infection of the testes that may result from infections such as mumps (particularly in adolescents), or sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea and chlamydia. It may also be caused by viruses. Your doctor can determine the cause of orchitis, and will prescribe an antibiotic, as well as pain control. ...Read more
No home remedies: You need to see a doctor and get antibiotics. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Clinically, from epididymitis to epididymo-orchitis is a process of full spectrum, usually resulting from the extension of bacterial UTI or STD-related urethritis to epididymis then to testis if Rx doesn't effectively take place. How soon may a "cure" occur? That would depend on how the bacterial virulence and the degree of infection / inflammation, and antibiotic effectiveness. So, ask Doc timely ...Read more