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Is this possible that u have epididymitis and there is no swelling every time. My epididymis swells sometimes and it tenders when touched. What is it?

Is this possible that u have epididymitis and there is no swelling every time. My epididymis swells sometimes and it tenders when touched. What is it?

Ultrasound?: There is no way of diagnosing this over the internet, sorry. You could get a recurrent epididymitis, but it would be unlikely to resolve on it's own. You may also have a varicocoele. This is a group of varicose veins in the scrotum. The only way to solve the issue would be an exam and ultrasound if needed. ...Read more

Epididymis (Definition)

"didymus" is greek for "twin", and these are the cords that hang adjacent to (usually behind) the testes to mature ...Read more


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Pain in right side testicular pain, swelling in vas-deferense and epididymis. Epididymis become hard also and tender to touch. What is could be?

Pain in right side testicular pain, swelling in vas-deferense and epididymis. Epididymis become hard also and tender to touch. What is could be?

Epididymitis: You are well versed with the male anatomy.Are you a medical student or a physician? Your symptoms soundslike epididymitis. You need to consult a physician who with the help of examination and some simple test can diagnose the condition and it can be treated with some antibiotics. ...Read more

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Ithink i've congestive epididymal orchitis as i feelmy right epididymis is bigger and tender when touched.How it can b treated?No vasectomy. Unmarried

Ithink i've congestive epididymal orchitis as i feelmy right epididymis is bigger and tender when touched.How it can b treated?No vasectomy. Unmarried

Epididymo-orchitis: Most common cause of epididymitis or epididymo-orchitis is due to a bacterial infection. Urine analysis, culture and ultrasound are needed in this case. Less commonly it is due noninfectious from trauma, autoimmune disease, vasculitis or idiopathic. Treatment consists of scrotal elevation, rest from athletic activity and warm baths & nsaids. A urologist should be consulted for persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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If u have prostatitis then does your epididymis may swell or tender if touched? Having swelling and tenderness for about 8 months.

Prostatitis: Prostatitis is common any time after puberty. It is not uncommon for it to extend to the epididymis. It is most often caused by your own body's bacteria. If symptoms have been present for 8 months, you definitely need a urologic exam. ...Read more

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Does urine can enters into epididymis everytime i urinate? I feel heaviness, pain and tenderness in testis after urination.

Does urine can enters into epididymis everytime i urinate? I feel heaviness, pain and tenderness in testis after urination.

Epididymitis: This is not well understood but urine can irritate the prostatic and ejaculatory ducts and cause a reaction of the tissues that can be referred to the epididymis. You may want to see a urologist to rule out possible etiologies of this pain. ...Read more

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If a person have bilateral varicoceles does the epididymis swells, hardens or tender when touched? Or testis veins swells after urination?

If a person have bilateral varicoceles does the epididymis swells, hardens or tender when touched? Or testis veins swells after urination?

Do not know!: However, if you have bilateral varicoceles and if you are looking to father a child you better check your sperm count. The veins around the testicles keep the testicle temperature lower. Varicocele prevents this and you could have a low sperm count. Why the swell during urination should be answered by a urologist! ...Read more