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Measures to control testicle pain due to prostatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   well i talked to some1 on friday and told the prob i was facing with my penis and testicles
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was diagonized for prostatitis by the doctor and he prescribed me cipro
Doctor :   If you can tell me in Brief would be good
Doctor :   ok
User :   after 13 days of using it, im still having some weird feeling on my testicles
User :   (the doctor has prescribed the medication for 30 days)
User :   and my urine and blood tests r completely fine
User :   do u think this will eventually dissapear after 30 days of medication?
User :   i.e. some discomfort/tingling feeling in testicles
Doctor :   No since the infection is deep seated there are possibilities of it remaining and then again after some time once you have not completed the course it can crop up hence
Doctor :   the extended usage of the antibiotic is needed though you would feel well initially
User :   he said if it does not go they might have to do CAT scan- do u think thts required?
User :   and CAT scan is really expensive
Doctor :   That is only if the infection is not cured else it would not be needed
User :   but do u think it'll be cured after 30 days of medication
User :   since i jus got done with the 13th day today
User :   or should i ask the doc to extend it?
Doctor :   Yes you need to complete the course of medications and get your self pathologically examined after the course to get over with the infection if it has cleared or not in total and after that based on the
Doctor :   reports you would need to take the next staep
Doctor :   step
User :   what do u mean by pathologically examined?
Doctor :   Resistant once will need upto 12 weeks of treatment
User :   so u mean i shud take cipro for 3 months instead of 1 month?
Doctor :   that is the Investigations to rule out infection if it is persistent or not
Doctor :   Stretching and relaxing the lower pelvic muscles
Doctor :   in addition of heat to make the muscles more limber
User :   ok
Doctor :   relieve your symptoms.
User :   but before doin the stretch
User :   u want me to take the medicene for 3 months or 1 month
Doctor :   No you can do it parallel to the medications that your undertaking
User :   its weird that urologist did not tell me anythin like that
User :   he just said take medicene for 1 month and see what happens
Doctor :   they are having a busy OPD and hence they may not be able to pay much attention to individual patients
User :   so what do u recommend me
User :   2 do now
User :   as a doctor
Doctor :   Take the medications for the next remaining days and along with it do the stretching exercises too
User :   ok... ill
User :   and shud i also
User :   take a tub bath (with hot water)
Doctor :   It will need you to sit in the bath tub for some time may be at least 30 min in the process you would be
Doctor :   soaking the lower half of your body in a tub of warm water.
User :   i dont mind doin that
Doctor :   Warm baths can relieve pain and relax the lower abdominal muscles
User :   do u think doin all this will make all this go away
User :   coz i feel that penis tingling has gone
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done..
Doctor :   yes certainly doing these
Doctor :   will help you recover from the infection and get back to your routine
Doctor :   life and without any particular
User :   yea lets hope, its been so annoying doctor
Doctor :   discomfort
User :   thanks for the help
User :   whats your name?
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water.
Limit or avoid alcohol, caffeine and spicy foods.
User :   ok thanks....
Doctor :   Urinate at regular intervals.
User :   i will do so....
Doctor :   you are WElcome
User :   whats your name?
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   Dr. xxxxx
User :   Thank you d
User :   dr.xxxxx
User :   ill keep u posted
User :   on my position
Doctor :   You areWelcome XXXXXXXX
User :   have a great day
Doctor :   Sure do We would like to hear from you
Doctor :   Have a nice day
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