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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

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Can trichomoniasis cause epididymitis in men?

Can trichomoniasis cause epididymitis in men?

Unlikely: It is often asymptomatic in men, but generally symptomatic infection is confined to the lower genital tract - the urethra. ...Read more

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How long does it take epididymitis to cause men infertility?

How long does it take epididymitis to cause men infertility?

Varies: Acute epididymitis rarely causes male infertility. Chronic and unremitting epididymitis can be a rare cause of oligospermia, particularly if it is bilateral. ...Read more

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Can Chlamydia cause permanent damage in men's urethra and chronic epididymitis? Had chlamydia, STDs are negative now, still in pain, been 5 months now

Can Chlamydia cause permanent damage in men's urethra and chronic epididymitis? Had chlamydia, STDs are negative now, still in pain, been 5 months now

Chronic pelvic pain?: Chlamydia is not known to cause chronic epididymitis or permanent urethral damage. The cause of your symptoms depends on details not provided: Nature of the pain? Exact location(s)? Swelling of testicles or tenderness to touch? Prostate exam? Maybe prostatitis (not an STD) or chronic pelvic pain syndrome; see Wikipedia article for more info. (Uncomfortable but not harmful.) Keep working w/ doc. ...Read more

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Can Trichomoniasis cause the lymph nodes in a man's neck to swell?

Can Trichomoniasis cause the lymph nodes in a man's neck to swell?

Here are some ...: Persistent (growing) Lymph node swelling of the neck should be evaluated as soon as possible. Trichomonas vaginalis chiefly infects genital tract of both sex, more in females, through sexual intercourse. Occasionally anorectal infection may occur, but it has been not known to involve oropharynx. So, see Doc timely for sweeling neck lymph nodes of unclear cause. Best... ...Read more

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Does a man get epididymitis by stds? If yes then what is the common STD which cause it? And how long will it take to recover?

Does a man get epididymitis by stds? If yes then what is the common STD which cause it? And how long will it take to recover?

Sometimes: There are many causes of epididymitis. Some of them are caused by agents associated with std. Treatment and recovery time is dependent on the infecting agent and individual response to medication. ...Read more

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Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth & anus but can NOT survive in those areas. ...Read more

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Will trichomoniasis go away on its own in men?

Usually not: Usually not. It takes a single dose of an antibiotic, so easier enough to treat. Here is some information: http://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/STDFact-Trichomoniasis.htm ...Read more

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Why do so few places test men for trichomoniasis?

Why do so few places test men for trichomoniasis?

Trichomoniasis: Most importantly, most men don't have vaginas! If they report that their partners are + for Trichomoniasis they should of course should be treated. ...Read more

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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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Trichomonas (Definition)

Trichomonas vulvovaginitis is an infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...Read more