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Possibility of acute epididymitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Men's Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   good morning doctor, i have pain in my left testis
Doctor :   SInce how long you have this?
User :   since four five days
Doctor :   Please explain in detail
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
Doctor :   are ou ther
Doctor :   How intense is the pain
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User :   actually i had the same problem last year also i had consulted in St. Martha's hosp. Doc said me to do semen testing after that he said that its normal just only 1point is less to normal so he gave some tab for three months the tabs is fertyl-M 100mg
User :   sorry for late
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   continue
User :   actually i had the same problem last year also i had consulted in St. Martha's hosp. Doc said me to do semen testing after that he said that its normal just only 1point is less to normal so he gave some tab for three months the tabs is fertyl-M 100mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the spelling correct
Doctor :   for fertyl-M
User :   after that there was no pain and now again it started
User :   i think so but m not sure
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you ahve sweeling or redness in the scrotum
User :   also he said its became little small coz of not proper blood circulation
User :   no i dont have any swelling or rednees
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how intense is the pain
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   its not severe but light pain only when i sit on the chair when i go for jog in the morning
Doctor :   Ok any pain
Doctor :   fill the above details
User :   age: 28, male, sys admin, tin factory, married
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
Doctor :   Location and dependents?
User :   no i dont have all these habits
Doctor :   does the pain come down when yuo lift the scrotim?
User :   yeah its comes down
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   any sexual exposure outside the house
Doctor :   or any sexually transmitted disease
User :   but when i touch i can feel its little smaller than right side
User :   no i dont have any deases like that
Doctor :   Ok it looks like acute epidydimitis however a physical examination and investigations are required
Doctor :   to confirm
Doctor :   most probably a viral
User :   yeah your right the reports says the same acute epidydimitis or viral i remember it was written on the investigation reports
User :   are you there??
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   so are you put on the treatment
User :   pls can you suggest me what to do?
Doctor :   What were the investigationreport s done
User :   only semen analysis and said only 1point is less to normal so no problem
Doctor :   You may need antibiotics
Doctor :   and they are given only by prescription
Doctor :   you should abstain from sex
User :   yeah only that tab and nothing else
Doctor :   you will be cured within 3 days
Doctor :   if proper medicine is taken in epididymitis
Doctor :   usually sex partners are also treated
Doctor :   actually this could be acute on chronic epididymitis
Doctor :   occurs if previous infectionis not correctly treated
Doctor :   so get a proper evaluation done
User :   so what i need to do now? should i consult the doc again
User :   ???
Doctor :   yes
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