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Pain in epididymis even after medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I have some questions about epididymitis
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. here
User :   Hi
User :   I had epididymitis on the left side three weeks before,the doctor prescribed me one week of antibiotic but I still few some incomfort/pain, should I be worried still?
Doctor :   What antibiotics are you on , can you name it ?
User :   i only had it for one week
User :   it was ratio... something,
User :   i'm looking for the name right now
Doctor :   yes, please
User :   Ratio Aclavulante
Doctor :   i am asking you this because to whether the antibiotics are good enough
User :   *sorry, aclavulanate
User :   (875mg - 125mg)
Doctor :   ok, thats a pretty good and sensitive for epididymitis
Doctor :   is the pain same as three weeks before ?
User :   it's less
User :   but it's still painful when i press on my epididymite
Doctor :   little bit of pain can be expected even when the infection is completely gone
Doctor :   as it is very sensitive part
User :   and sometimes when i urinate.. the muscle near the rectum cause pain too
Doctor :   need not worry ,
Doctor :   do not go for any second antibiotic for another 2 weeks
Doctor :   till then take tab IBUPROFEN 400 twicw daily after food for the pain
Doctor :   twice *
User :   Doc, does this have anything to do with masturbation?
Doctor :   take this for 5 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there is no relation to mastrubation
Doctor :   rather mastrubating will help in healing the infection
User :   oh
Doctor :   by washing the epididymis canals
Doctor :   follow my advice , wait for another week if the pain does not subside then visit your venerologist
User :   alright
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   oh, is this normal that this happend to me? i mean , im only 17, i thought people over 40 have it
Doctor :   no, its very common in adolescent population
User :   ok.. that's nice to hear hehe
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   I think you've answered all my questions
User :   thank you
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me, kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   ill
Doctor :   take care
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