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23 year old with orchitis. No fever or dysurea. On cefalexin and metronidazole. Proper treatment?

Hello, I am 23 years old male, I ve been diagnosed as having orchitis (US showed mild left tesicular hetrogenous enlargment and GUE showed 6 pus cells plus monilia, Epithelial cells and Urethral mucosa) , but I am have no any sexual relation ships ( virgin ) and I don t have any systemic symptoms as fever or dysurea, and my doctor prescribed Cefalexin and Metronidazole , it the treatment right ?
Asked On : Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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Urologist 's  Response
Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have been diagnosed to have infection of the testicle ( Orchitis) confirmed by ultrasound scanning and has been advised to take Cefalexin and metronidazole.
Both these drugs will help to combat infection .
Please take anti inflammatory medication like Diclofenac twice daily along with these drugs that will help to subside the swelling and pain in testicle.
Ensure to drink more water,
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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