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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
Chronic inflammation: This is a chronic condition usually resulting from infection. This is a structure around the testicle that becomes tender and is usually treated with anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen. This is not life-threatening although it can impact a man's daily activities from discomfort and pressure. ...Read more
Difficult problem: Chronic epididymitis is difficult to treat as the cause is unknown, and there haven't been enough studies to determine the best treatment. Antibiotics usually don't help and there is varying success with NSAIDS and other medications. Removal of the epididymus has cured the pain in many, but not all, patients. Nevertheless, there is a 60-90% chance it will cure the pain.Get more urological opinions ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i sit down, my spermatic cord turns really dark and painful. I suffer from chronic epididymitis. What is going on?
What do you do if you have a severe flare up of pain from chronic epididymitis and cannot get ahold of your urologist?
Go to ER: If having a severe flare up of pain, you need to be seen. You can go to your er and also have them contact the doctor on call for your urologist. The pain may or may not be related to your previous complaint -- and there are some very urgent other causes for testicular pain. Be safe. ...Read more
Can you please tell me the percent of men that become completely infertile following severe bilateral chronic epididymitis? Any reference would help.
Not: That common, but certainly needs to be discussed with your urologist for a more specific answer related to you not the population in general. ...Read more
Am a chronic epididymitis victim. When i touch or pinch my scrotum, i don't feel anything. Scrotum doesn't have touch sensation. Is this serious?
My testicular length has shrunk from 5 to 3.4 cm. How can I reverse this? I do not use steroids but have chronic epididymitis of unknown etiology.
Testicular size: There is nothing you can do to increase the size of your testicles. My biggest concern is why you have chronic epididymitis at age 21. Have you been exposed to std's? Have you had mumps? I would recommend a urological workup to rule out other possible causes of your problem. ...Read more
Weird moldy white stuff grows on scrotum only after shower and comes off when i touch it. Are my nuts rotting? I suffer chronic epididymitis pain
Check for STD: You need to consult your doctor or an urologist. Your nuts are not rotting, it is the shell that is troublesome. ...Read more
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