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    Does Amoxicillin help cure epididymitis?

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Posted on Wed, 12 Jul 2017 in Men's Health
Question: Can i treat epididymitis with amoxicillin?
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Ceftriaxone and doxycycline is the recommended treatment!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Recommended treatment for epididymitis is a combination of a single dose of 250mg of ceftriaxone followed by 10days of doxycycline: 100mg twice daily. Amoxicillin is not very effective and cannot act on chlamydia which is a common cause of sexually transmitted diseases and Epididymitis.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need be.
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