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Causes For Epididymitis
Not all prostatitis: Is bacterial. Perhaps prostate and seminal vesicle congestion may be irritating? We call prostatis when we cannot make a more specific diagnosis, and you suffer irritative effects. Commonly, anti-biotics are used, and anti-inflammatories. But sex, too much or too little, has no established role. Having sex can elevate the psa test, however. ...Read more
Many reasons: Problems with the fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus and/or sperm are the major reasons. I see that you are 45 years old---age is probably a major factor. Go to this website to read about causes of infertility, the basic infertility evaluation, and treatment options as it won't all fit here http://www.Rockymountainfertility.Com . I would see a fertility doctor immediately. ...Read more
Alternatives: Intravaginal boric acid, a 600 mg capsule once nightly for 14 days may be able to help with your problem. This medication is not FDA-approved for this purpose and must be made by a compounding pharmacy. Boric acid can be fatal if swallowed rather than used intravaginally, so be careful around children. Still it's a worthwhile option when all the antibiotics don't work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does masturbating can cause prostatitis, epididymitis or pain in testes or its veins? What are its other causes and treatment?
Inflammation: There is 4 general catagories of prostatitis: 1. Acute bacterial - caused by infection 2. Chronic bacterial - recurrent bacterial infection 3. Chronic pelvic pain syndrome - may result from chronic nonbacterial prostatitis - most common (inflammation without infection) or prostadynia (symptoms without infection or inflammation) 4. Asymptomatic inflammatory prostatitis - found on biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
STD-related...?: Fact: all rx for epididymitis or prostatitis is indirect-evidevce-based from continual collection/analysis of available experience because either organ is not directly accessible, especially epididymis. So, demographic info plays key role in deciding which antibiotics to use. Then, focusing on std-related epididymitis is logical. Isolated orchitis is rare, but in being mumps-related. So, how? Ask. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twisting of cord.: Testicular torsion is caused by twisting of the spermatic cord, which interrupts the blood supply to the testis. A common contributor is an anatomic defect called the bell-clapper deformity, where the additional mobility of the testicle predisposes it to twisting. A larger testicle is also a risk factor. ...Read more
Scars: Anything that can leave a scar in this tubing can lead to fluid filled swelling and cysts. ...Read more
Usually infection: There are different sub-types of prostatitis. Infection is most common and causes inflammation, but symptoms can be present with or without infx or inflammation. Other causes or things that can present with symptoms of prostatitis: pelvic muscle spasm, urethral stricture, kidney stone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the fungal organism responsible for balanitis further cause epididymitis and/or prostatitis especially if its affecting urethra?
Usually not...: ...but it could happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
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