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Symptoms of enterococcus faecalis presence in sperm? I've also felt groin pain and minor testicle discomfort (both in left side)
Not related...: The left groin pain + the discomfort in left half of sac are not related with positive semen culture to grow enterococcus faecalis. To assess the described pain and discomfort requires analyzing their degree, duration, interval, progress, fluctuation, and potentially physical activities plus performing proper physicals on groin, back, sac and its contents with palpation and pressure, etc. ...Read more
After 1 month antibiotics treatment of enterococcus found in semen, pelvic discomfort/pain symptoms persist. Prostate u/s shows size of 15ml. Urine & semen culture clear of bacteria. What's next?
I was diagnosed with enterococcus infection of the vagina. I got treated with clindamycin vaginal cream for 7 days but stil have the burning siptoms.
After one month treatment of enterococcus in semen with augmentin and cipro, (ciprofloxacin) initial symptoms seem to fade, but slight pain/discomfort appeared on testicles during the last 2 days. Should i worry?
Need cultures: This could be either orchitis (infection in testicle) or epididymitis (duct from testes out). These infections can be hard to treat. You need repeat cultures to asure infection is cleared and if not cleared to diagnose what infection is present & to twhich antimicrobial is best. Sometimes a long course of antibiotis is needed to eradicate. Should have partner checked & treated if infected also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enterococcus: Enterococcus is a bacteria that lives in the intestines of many animals, including humans. It feeds on whatever nutritive pieces are left after digestive processes up to that point. Most importantly, it's anaerobic -- living without oxygen. Staphylococcus aureus (in your additional info) is a different bug. Here's an older article about enterococcus: http://tinyurl.Com/ph6b2n4. ...Read more
A Bacteria: Enterococcus is a genus of gram positive bacteria with multiple species. The bacteria generally live commensally in our intestines. However, there are certain strains that have become resistant to many antibiotics and can cause serious illness and need treatment by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
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