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Swelling in scrotum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   well at about thursday night i discovered some swelling in my scrotum
User :   mostly the tube that runs to my left testicle
User :   and knowing i've had unprotected sex i've googled a bunch of things and thoughts it was either chlamydia or epiditymits
Doctor :  
User :   with no insurance i couldn't go to a physician so I managed to get 100 mg doxycycline from a clinic
User :   and i've been taking 1 every 12 hours since saturday
Doctor :  
User :   but it seems to be getting worse, pain that is
User :   and maybe some swelling on the right side now
User :   is it normal to be more painful during the first couple of days of treatment?
Doctor :   your age
User :   19
Doctor :  
it can be but you should take pain killer and meet a physcian
Doctor :  
it is not advisable to take self medication

Doctor :  
then you will be playing with your life
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