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OTC antibiotics for Orchitis, swollen testicle - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Testicle Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   I was already talking to a Dr about a swollen testicle and we were cut off.
Doctor :  
yes please continue
Doctor :   as you are suffering from orchitis, it needs to be treated with antibiotics
User :   He identified my problem as orichitis. D
Doctor :  
you need to consult a primary care physician to obtain the prescription
Doctor :   yes i can see in the previous chat history
User :   Yes do I need to get the antibiotice at the emergency room or can I use ibuprofen until Monday?
Doctor :   ibuprofen is only painkiller medication
Doctor :  
antibiotics are very much necessary as it is acute orchitis and you are also a diabetic
User :   Since it is a holidaythat leaves the emergency room for perscripyionde?
User :   perscriptions?
Doctor :   it would be late to wait for Monday to obtain the prescription
Doctor :   hi
User :   How do I get a copy of the original discussion with the Dr so I know what the antibiotic he recommended.
User :   He recommended Celeph-----?
Doctor :  
it is not a particular drug it is a cephalexin group of drugs ,the drug will be decided by the primary physician u see..this is only for information sake.
User :   Thank you,
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
is there anything i need to help u with?
Doctor :  
u there?
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