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Should i be concerned that my re-occurring epididymitis may never go away ? 1 year so far.

Should i be concerned that my re-occurring epididymitis may never go away ? 1 year so far.

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

Epididymitis (Definition)

Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis or part of the accessory sex organs of the male. It is found attached to the testicle in the scrotum and is where sperm swim after being ...Read more


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Can cannabis use lead to acute epididymitis or similar symptoms?

Can cannabis use lead to acute epididymitis or similar symptoms?

Sperm Health: Hello, cannabis use can lead to decreased sperm count, drop in seminal fluid and abnormal sperm function. However, in researching this, i was unable to finds ties to acute epididymitis. ...Read more

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How long can the symptoms of epididymitis last?

How long can the symptoms of epididymitis last?

Can last a long time: Epididymitis is an infection of the epididymis. Treatment with antibiotics usually relieves the symptoms within 3-4 weeks. Hot baths and anti-inflammatories can help. Persistant pain or pain without swelling of the epididymis may be a sign of a different problem such as prostatitis and should be checked by a urologist. ...Read more

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Epididymitis with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 30 days and still feeling symptoms.

Epididymitis: symptoms may persist after you finish the medication but if it still present over the next 30 days I would see my physician again and either get a refill of the prescription or a new prescription ...Read more

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Im diagnosed with epididymitis 3 weeks ago. Used antibiotics and antiinflammatory drugs. Symptoms subsided but still have discomfort.Can it be chronic?

Im diagnosed with epididymitis 3 weeks ago. Used antibiotics and antiinflammatory drugs. Symptoms subsided but still have discomfort.Can it be chronic?

Scrotal pain: Most cases of pain in the testicle or epididymis will resolve on their own. I would see your primary care doctor to make sure you don't have a persistent infection first. A scrotal ultrasound may also be helpful. I would advise that if your symptoms persist longer than three months, you should probably see an urologist. ...Read more

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I had chlamydia and then got epididymitis, chlamydia has been 100% treated, but I still have slight symptoms for epi, how long until they disappear?

A few weeks: It can take a few weeks for pain from epididymitis to subside completely. As long as the pain is less and swelling is going down, it's getting better. If you remain uncertain, contact the doctor or clinic where you were treated. ...Read more

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29yrs. Was recently diagnosed with epididymitis. I was prescribed doxycycline twice a day for ten days. Symptoms start returning after i run out.

29yrs. Was recently diagnosed with epididymitis. I was prescribed doxycycline twice a day for ten days. Symptoms start returning after i run out.

Longer Treatment: Doxycycline would not be my first choice for your condition. But, I do know that most people with this condition need three to six weeks of treatment. ...Read more

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I'm given a semen culture for chronic prostatis,epididymitis.But I have been taking levaquin & keflex,which control some of the symptoms.What can i do?

I'm given a semen culture for chronic prostatis,epididymitis.But I have been taking levaquin & keflex,which control some of the symptoms.What can i do?

Be patient: This is very though. Make sure the lab knows that you are taking antibiotics, the culture will be treated differently and hopefully it will grow something with a good response to a different antibiotic that you could benefit from ...Read more