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How To Cure Orchitis
Here are some ...: Clinically, from epididymitis to epididymo-orchitis is a process of full spectrum, usually resulting from the extension of bacterial UTI or STD-related urethritis to epididymis then to testis if Rx doesn't effectively take place. How soon may a "cure" occur? That would depend on how the bacterial virulence and the degree of infection / inflammation, and antibiotic effectiveness. So, ask Doc timely ...Read more
Will 500mg of levaquin daily for 14 days prescribed for orchitis cure gonorrhea bacteria if it is present as well?
Can nitrofurantoin cure orchitis over a LONG period?Was told it has "bad tissue penetration" but my urologist gave me 30 days for orchitis?couldwork?
Again: Nitrofurantoin ,as I commented on another doctor's answer to your question,is not a first choice for orchitis because of very poor tissue penetration.It is more used for uncomplicated UTIs or UTI prophylaxis.You previously asked if it is better to take ciprofloxacin.Again,the answer is "yes". ...Read more
Here are some ...: If Dx is correct and antibiotics is effective, you should feel better in 1-2 days and gradually resolve to almost no pain in 5-7 days, but the testicular induration and tenderness may linger for weeks or months with a wide variation among the infected men. But still remember some orchitis is not bacteria-related. More detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not common by itself: Mumps orchitis is probably best known form. Now fortunately rare due to childhood vaccinations. Epididymo-orchitis is not unusual and due to either bacteria traveling from the urinary tract, or due to a viral infection. Traumatic orchitis can also result from a blow or injury to the testes. ...Read more
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