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What is the treatment for congestive epididymal orchitis?

What is the treatment for congestive epididymal orchitis?

Mutiple treatments: This can be treated with a combination of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, routine ejaculation, cold packs, rest, and scrotal support. ...Read more

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Orchitis (Definition)

Orchitis is a condition in which one or both testicles are swollen. It can be caused by ...Read more


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Both testicles hard and hurt when squeezed gently. I finished treatment for epididymo-orchitis a week ago.

Both testicles hard and hurt when squeezed gently. I finished treatment for epididymo-orchitis a week ago.

orchitis: Sounds like symptoms commonly seen with orchitis. It take time for the swelling/edema to subside. Give it time and it should improve. ...Read more

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Hard, slightly swollen testicles a week after finishing treatment for epididymo-orchitis. Ultrasound tomorrow, what could this be ?

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

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What are treatments for orchitis?

What are treatments for orchitis?

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

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What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

What alternative treatments exist for orchitis?

Orchitis: This is usually a significant infection requiring antibiotics. Failure to treat can result in testicular abscess or loss of the testis. Be sure of the diagnosis and see a physician. ...Read more

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Why is my epididymo-orchitis taking so long to cure?

Why is my epididymo-orchitis taking so long to cure?

Epididymoorchitis: typically, it takes quite a while for epididymoorchitis to resolve. It often takes up to six weeks of antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What to do if I have epididymo orchitis.how long does it takes to cure?

What to do if I have epididymo orchitis.how long does it takes to cure?

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

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Aside from ciprofloxacin, what is the next best quinolone for cases of bacterial orchitis that cipro may not cover the bacteria?

Aside from ciprofloxacin, what is the next best quinolone for cases of bacterial orchitis that cipro may not cover the bacteria?

Levaquin (levofloxacin): or dual antibiotic coverage. You may also need anti inflammatory medication.- these infections take 10-14 days to resolve: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) IS the drug of choice. ...Read more