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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
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
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
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
How long does it take to develop e. Coli epididymitis after anal intercourse? Is it possible to get symptoms two or three months later?
Infection: Months is too long.Get a more detailed answer ›
29yrs. Was recently diagnosed with epididymitis. I was prescribed doxycycline twice a day for ten days. Symptoms start returning after i run out.
Sometimes have mild pain in right testicle after ejaculation. I have no other symptoms and am not sexually active so could it still be epididymitis?
Yes: Development of epididymitis varies in causes. In children it is most commonly associated with urinary tract infections. In young, sexually active men, it is often linked to STDs. And in older men it is often caused by enlargement of the prostate gland. It can also occur with trauma and sometimes there is no obvious explanation. ...Read more
Coukd epididymitis be caused by HIV. Would I feel the symptoms 5 days after unprotected oral sex? I tested negative for all the minor STD'S
HIV is not this: No. Absolutely not. HIV is a virus and is spread throughout the body by blood. It does not cause any specific infection such as epidydimitis. Your question is so far out of left field I am having a hard time figuring out what you are really asking. Do you have HIV? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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