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Taking antibiotics for epididymitis, no relief from pain, ultrasound taken, eating healthy, don't drink or smoke. Treatment?

ive had epidimitis for three to four years tried all antibiotics no relieve from the pain . never goes away can not do exercise anymore and stuggle to work live day to day seems worse in the morning then gets easier through the day. i dont drink or smoke eat healthy and drink two litre of water every day. been the doctor had ultra sounds. doc just keep saying take tablets for the pain. any ideas?
Asked On : Tue, 15 May 2012
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Thanks for writing to HCM.

Epididymitis is a condition where you have inflammed epididymis and the most common cause is bacterial infection spreading from the bladder or urethra. Medication is necessary for the same. However with regards to the diet, its adviced to consume foods that reduce the inflammation and foods that would not provide a environment where the bacteria can grow further. Foods like spinach, strawberries, raspberries, etc reduce inflammation. Always avoid sugars and refined cereals. One of the best foods to treat epididymitis is Watermelon; According to research, watermelon is a powerful antioxidant and its useful in treating Urinary tract infections. Consume more watermelons and flavanoid rich foods. Remember, diet alone cannot help in epididymitis. Continue medication along with a healthy diet and increased water intake.

Good luck!!!
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