How precise is doppler ultrasound in detecting epididymitis and hernia?

Quite accurate. In proper hands of skilled ultrasonographer, detection of epididymitis and inguinal hernia can usually be diagnosed. Other problems such as testicular torsion, hydrocele, varicocele, and undescended testes are also identified.

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Can you tell me how precise is doppler ultrasound in detecting epididymitis and hernia?

Mixed. A hernia can be detected relatively accurately with an ultrasound and even better yet with physical exam. Epididymitis is slightly more difficult. It can sometimes been seen on ultrasound, but it is more of a clinical diagnosis and is treated with NSAID (anti-inflammatories) and sometimes steroids and antibiotis. Read more...

Would a tuberculosis epididymitis show on urinanalysis or color doppler ultrasound? If so, what would it present like?

Yes. It would be incredibly unlikely to have this if you didn't have active tuberculosis right now, but if you did then yes, your urine would show red and/or white blood cells. Read more...
Not necessarily. Although rare in the us, this is a fairly common disease in other countries. Also, only 25% of patients have wbcs in the urine. Isolated TB epididimytits has be reported and actually studies in india. http://www.medscape.com/medline/abstract/16006701. Read more...

My test become hard after doppler ultrasound test found, epididymitis infection it having 8 month or more but hardness remains same. Give some suggest?

Recheck. Recommend you again visit your urologist for another exam. If needed, ultrasound can be repeated. Persistent scrotal "hardness" is not common after treatment of bacterial epididymitis. Testicular cancer and uncommon infections, such as tuberculosis, need to considered. Read more...