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Non Bacterial Epididymitis
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...
I have testicular pain ongoing for 1year. Associated epididymitis. L and r side. Definitely bacterial, list of all bacterial possibilities?
Instead, ...: Instead of digging on what bacteria cab be accountable for epididymitis, it would be more worthwhile to figure out why you got testicular pain x 1 yr. To do so, go on to collect the onset, degree, duration, ; interval of the pain with its sequence of event, and bring those to see doc for analysis, physicals, ; tests as needed so to deduce possible DX for proposing reasonable rx.
7-10 days: 7 days is as good as ten days, most of the times, provided you don't have severe pain and fever.
E.Coli found in urine culture. Does this means that this bacteria sseeded into my bladder? Does e.Coli in bladder causes prostatits and epididymitis
ECOLI: This is one of the most common causes of urinary and genital tract infections. It is found in many forms in the GI tract. The drug sensitivity will tell which antibiotic is best for treatment.
Urology: Nonbacterial means it can be from other causes. We do give anti inflammatory but it should really be discussed with your doctor and be referred to urology if needed for proper treatment.
How easily would an US pick up on orchitis in the very beginning stages (regular bacterial orchitis. Not mumps/epidiymitis)?
Generally speaking, do gram positive or gram-negative bacteria cause prostatits/epidymitis infections. Generally speaking based off your experience.
Both: Both Gram positive and Gram-negative bacteria can cause prostatits/epidymitis. But most often they are caused by gram negatives.
Assuming the bacteria is unknown. What antibiotic is best for epidymitis/ prostatitis? Levaquin or cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and why? Generally speaking overall.
CDC guidelines: CDC creates guidelines for treatment of acute and chronic epididymitis. Chronicity is defined as greater than 6 weeks of symptoms. The most common treatment is to treat for both N. Gonorrhoeae and C. Trachomatis (Chlamydia and Gonorrhoeae). The treatment is Ceftriaxone 250mg IM (shot) and 10 days of Doxycycline 100mg po x2 Anal sex different* http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/tg2015/epididymitis. Htm
Here are some. ..: Epididymis is the transitional "staging site" for spermaturation, located right out of but attached to upper back part of testis, and consisted of a >10-feet long tubules. Inflammation of it (epididymitis) either by STD-related or bacterial infections may result in the blockage of its tubules to prevent sperm transportation through there. But earlier / more effective Rx for it, the better to. ..See 1 more doctor answer
See comment: Epididymitis, inflammation of the "coils" of small tubes transporting sperm when inflammed cause swelling and varying degree of pain. 1) Treatment with antibiotic 2) Elevate the scrotum 3)Use of anti-inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen 3 x a day 4) When feasible stay off your feet for few days All these should be under direction of a urologist, or at least any doctor
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