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What is it like to be cured epididymitis?

What is it like to be cured epididymitis?

Here are some...: Clinically, the disappearance of local tenderness and induration of the affected epididymis is considered to be cured, but always a recurrence may happen. To learn more on life reality, follow instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & http://www. Formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. More? Contact me at www/HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in.... ...Read more

Epididymitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the tube at the back of the testicle that ...Read more


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Do majority of people get cured for life with epididymitis? Or do a lot of them have to take antibiotics for the rest of their lives?

Do majority of people get cured for life with epididymitis? Or do a lot of them have to take antibiotics for the rest of their lives?

Most cured of it: Both infectious and non- infectious causes of epididymitis exists. Infections with bacteria include E. coli, chlamydia, mycoplasma, and others. In certain cases, ejaculation may make thing better by "clearing the plumbing"; in others, if may make thing worse (rare) but it's best to talk to your urologist. The use of a scrotal support will also help, since it minimizes stress from "tugging". ...Read more

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If 2 weeks of ofloxacin is enough to cure epididymitis. Could the feeling I still have slowly disappear without any further treatment?

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Yes, . ..: A 2-week course of antibiotics will cure most of infection-related epididymitis if sensitive. But resolution ache and induration will take time, but in a highly variable duration and occasionally, complete disappearance of both may linger or be impossible. So, wait and see; let your body do the job and time tell the story of you. ...Read more

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Can chronic bilateral epididymitis for 1 year damage fertility? Doctors unable to cure me. No antibiotics work. Lab tests normal. Please help

Yes: Chronic infection can lead to a diminished sperm production as well as scarring in the epididymis to cause obstruction. High oral fluid intake along with hot baths and anti-inflammatory medications may give you some symptomatic relief. Continue to monitor closely with your doctor. ...Read more

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Had epididymitis from chlamydia in 2005. Chlamydia cured w doxycline but epididymis stayed enlarged. Lot of pain lately. Could an epidiymectomy help?

Here are some. ..: The lingering testicular pain related with a definitely tender indurated epididymis after treating presumptive epididymitis may be "cured" with total epididymectomy by a skillful surgeon, but its indication should be individually reached by thorough analysis of Hx + careful physical exams + tests as needed so to balance the equation between medical necessity & professional possibility. Best wish.. ...Read more

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Chronic epididymitis not getting cured, pain in right leg and right epididymis for 10 months? Please help, I can't afford anymore hospitals.

Chronic epididymitis not getting cured, pain in right leg and right epididymis for 10 months? Please help, I can't afford anymore hospitals.

See below: Usually in cases of true infectious epididymitis, the pain and swelling will resolve for the most part during or after treatment with antibiotics, although residual soreness may persist for several more days or even weeks. In rare instances, chronic pain may develop. If your pain has persisted for more than 3 months, you need to consult an urologist. ...Read more

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Have epididymitis given 10 days levofloxcin no cure then tested later for sti clear but pain persists testicles after 2wks doxycycline? Help

Have epididymitis given 10 days levofloxcin no cure then tested later for sti clear but pain persists testicles after 2wks doxycycline? Help

See Urology: The treatment of choice is often azithromycin and cefixime to cover both gonorrhoeae and chlamydia. Fluoroquinolones are no longer recommended due to widespread resistance of gonorrhoeae to this class. Doxycycline may be used as an alternative to azithromycin. In chronic epididymitis, a four- to six-week course of antibiotics may be prescribed to ensure the complete eradication of any possible bacterial cause, especially the various chlamydiae. ...Read more

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What is chronic epididymitis?

Chronic inflammation: This is a chronic condition usually resulting from infection. This is a structure around the testicle that becomes tender and is usually treated with anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen. This is not life-threatening although it can impact a man's daily activities from discomfort and pressure. ...Read more

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Is the epididymitis curable?

Yes: Yes, epididymitis is curable with the correct antibiotic. Typically, this requires an antibiotic such as Ciprofloxacin to penetrate into the epididymis. You'll need to see a doctor for a urine culture as well as an exam to determine this. ...Read more

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Can epididymitis be contagious?

Can epididymitis be contagious?

Epididymitis: For the most part, no. It is possible to have epididymitis from a sexually transmitted disease bacteria although this is usually not the case. ...Read more

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How can I treat chronic epididymitis?

Difficult problem: Chronic epididymitis is difficult to treat as the cause is unknown, and there haven't been enough studies to determine the best treatment. Antibiotics usually don't help and there is varying success with NSAIDS and other medications. Removal of the epididymus has cured the pain in many, but not all, patients. Nevertheless, there is a 60-90% chance it will cure the pain. Get more urological opinions ...Read more

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Is the epididymitis and prostatitis life long problem?

Is the epididymitis and prostatitis life long problem?

Not lifelong: But the conditions you mention take some treatment to fix. Your doc has probably given you antibiotics already. You might consider natural antimicrobials such as olive leaf extract or colloidal silver. Please don't do or get prostate massage w/out docs ok. It may spread the infection. If not infected it can be used. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If I have a epididymitis, and after a surgery, its not affect to do a baby,?

Not sure what: You mean by "after surgery". Do you have epididymitis after surgery or was surgery done to correct epididymityis.
In either case, epididymitis can block the sperm channels in some cases. However, the opposite side if it is normal should be enough for normal fertility. Any questions, ask you docotr. ...Read more

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Does anyone know, after diagnosed with epididymitis, what do the doctors do?

Antibiotics: Doctors treat epididymitis with antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, warm soaks, elevation and time. ...Read more

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How much time, if left untreated, will complications from acute epididymitis arise?

Get care: Acute epididymitis should not be left untreated. Get care. Did you make your own diagnosis? It could progress to an abscess. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with epididymitis 3 days ago. Its hard for me to get an erection. Will I be back to normal after medication?

I was diagnosed with epididymitis 3 days ago. Its hard for me to get an erection. Will I be back to normal after medication?

Epididymitis: The epididymus doesn't like to be messed with. Once the inflammation has subsided, erections should return to normal. A urologist is best qualified to advise you however. ...Read more

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What effect will masturbating once 12 days into epididymitis have on the condition? Will it slow down recovery, increase pain or what?

Epididymitis: Generally any type of sexual activity with epididymitis is not recommended. Best to wait unitl you are completed rid of the infection ...Read more

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I have recurrent epididymitis. Why does it keep recurring after a few months? I have all tests done and they have come back ok. Please advise. Thank

Epididymitis: I don't know what studies you have had. Recurrent epididymitis can be due heavy lifting with a full bladder which can push urine into the prostatic ducts and cause a chemical irritation of the vas and epid. Also can be due to an obstructive or infectious process in your urinary tract. If you are concerned you need to see a urologist. You may need to be on suppressive antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is epididymitis?

Inflammation: It is inflammation of the epididymis which is a curved convoluted tubular structure behind the testicle with a lumen in which sperms mature. The condition may be acute or chronic. If you were diagnosed with it, I am assuming you must be on an antibiotic. If you suspect you have it, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is epididymitis like?

What is epididymitis like?

Mestrual cramp s: In the scrotum, but lasting until you take an appropriate antibiotic for the infection. ...Read more