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Possible symptoms...: Epididymitis symptoms can include: a tender, swollen, red or warm scrotum; testicle pain and tenderness, usually on one side (the pain may get worse during a bowel movement); painful urination or afrequent need to urinate; painful sexual intercourse or ejaculation; chills or a fever; a lump on the testicle; enlarged lymph nodes in the groin (inguinal nodes); blood in the semen; etc... ...Read more
No home remedies: You need to see a doctor and get antibiotics. ...Read more
Is there a test to isolate the organism causing chronic prostatitis or epidydymitis? Is it simple or invasive?
Maybe, and may not..:
Theoretically, yes; but in practice, it's not for most of the cases. In fact, a good history, proper physical exam on scrotum and its contents as well as the dre for prostate usually can make a reasonable impression of what is going on. For prostatitis?, differential 4-glass ua can be done; for epididymitis, rx is based on clinical judgment and ua.
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I'm on a course of ciprofloxacin 500mg to times a day to treat epidydimitis for four weeks is this rite treatment and length of time ?
Yes: Epidydimitis is difficult to treat maintain adequate levels of antibiotics for long enough time. ...Read more
Normal to have slight burning sensation for a week or two after a course of antibiotics cleared up epidydimitis? No additional symptoms.
In complete....: You have incomplete recovery.......Get a more detailed answer ›
Is ciprofloxacin the best treatment 4 epidydimitis and how long should the course be of 500 mg 2 to be taken a day and how dangerous is ciprofloxacin?
Not the best: At your age, Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is not the best treatment. Epididymitis is usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia in young men, and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) won't treat either. The treatment (after doing tests for sexually transmitted infections) is usually with Ceftriaxone plus either Azithromycin or doxycycline. ...Read more
Day 4/7 1000mg Cipro (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) for epidydimitis. Read some horror stories of neuropathy/tendonitis from cipro (ciprofloxacin) - should I worry? warning signs? Exercise?
No exercise.: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) interferes with human DNA gyrase in maintaining tendon integrity and potentially rupture a tendon.As a matter of interest this occurs more in animals,like dogs.I would wait 3 weeks after completion of antibiotic therapy to help any weakened tendons to strengthen.Then you can be unleashed!(to exercise). believe the neuropathy comes from a different mechanism. ...Read more