Epididymitis

What is Epididymitis?

It is a condition in which there is inflammation in the epididymis part of testis.

Questions and answers on "Epididymitis"

I don't believe in masturbation on religious grounds. According to my doctor I have epididymitis. He told me to masturbate to remedy to epididymitis? is doctor ordered masturbation correct? Are there better or any alternative's to epididymitis treatment?

doctor1 MD

Hello,

The masturbation is safe and pleasure giving procedure. It is not treatment option for epididymis. It's only helpful in treating aseptic vesiculitis.

You should be prescribed anti-inflammatory drug and antibiotic course for five to seven days rather than masturbation advise.

Tuberculosis...

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I use Essential Oils for almost all my ailments with sucess. A friend's son was diagnosed with Epididymitis. She said it was a bacteria but the antibacterial medicine was not helping and making him sick. I was wondering which oils can I give her to help him??

doctor1 MD

Hello
Thanks for query.
Epididymitis is bacterial infection of the Epididymis and can be cured with taking appropriate antibiotics .
Please ask your friend to consult qualified Urologist for clinical examination and get following investigations done to confirm the diagnosis.
1) Routine urine test...

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i have been experiencing some sharp pain from my right testicle up to just above the waist .i visited a medical practitioner and he told me that i was suffering from epididymitis .he prescribed some antibiotics which i have been taking.the problem temporarily stops but starts again after some time.is this problem permanently curable?does it cause impotency?

doctor1 MD

Hello
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have developed Epididymitis and have been taking antibiotics. It takes long time for epididymitis to get cured .You have to take antibiotics and
anti inflammatory drugs at least for a month to get permanent...

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Can I take Flagyl 500 mg to treat epididymitis ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Probably not going to be useful

Detailed Answer:
Metronidazole or Flagyl 500mg is usually not useful in epididymitis. You are more likely to have benefit with use of drugs like Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily for a week. Ensure your sctotum is supported at all times. Ensure you...

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Is there an over the counter medicine for epididymitis? I have already been examined by a doctor and i do not have an STI... it feels like its coming back

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No over the counter medication for epididymitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

Epididymitis cannot be treated with over the counter medications. You will need to be treated with antibiotics and pain killers. Please do not self treat this condition.

I hope I was of help,...

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Can i treat epididymitis with amoxicillin?

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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...

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what is the best antibiotics for epididymitis?

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Brief Answer:
broad spectrum antibiotic is best for Epididumitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have epididymitis (Infection of Epididymis)

There are many antibiotics effective for treatment of Epididymitis.but it depends...

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Hello Doctor, I was diagnosed with Epididymitis 10 months back. I tested negative for chlamydia and gonorrhea. I still took the appropriate antibiotics for them and they were no help. I have also been prescribed Bactrim-DS, Clindamycin, Neurontin and they were also no help. After 9 months of epididymitis, I finally got prescribed metronidazole medication. After taking it my pain was gone within a week. So I was wondering if this is a case of chronic epididymitis and it has gone away or if it was because of Trichomoniasis.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Not necessarily trichomoniasis.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX

Good Day and thank you for being with healthcare magic!

You may have suffered from chronic epidiymitis infected with multiple drug resistant organisms. Metronidazole is not only for trichomoniasis but also for atypical...

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I have been undergoing treatment for epididymitis and my testicles look normal but there is still a slight dull pain that is still there. My doctor suggested I try masturbating but when I do if I come close to climax right above my right testicle in my groin area gets a short stabbing pain. Should I continue to climax or take the pain as a sign to stop?

doctor1 MD

Hi there ~

I understand your concerns. I believe that you are being treated for epididymitis. There is not a need to consider that masturbating will help with the pain, when in fact you are not going be affected by it. Masturbation may cause inflammation and worsen your epididymitis. I believe...

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I have epididymitis and it alternatives from pain in one testicle areas on one day to the other. Please can you explain what is going on as I am very confused. thanks.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Typical symptoms of epididymitis sir

Detailed Answer:
Hello sir and welcome.

Thank you for writing to us.

Sir, epididymitis itself is the inflammation of the tubes that deliver and store sperm from the testicles. The main symptoms are pain and swelling in the scrotal region, where...

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Recent questions on  Epididymitis

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I have had pain in my right testicle for two months. It is slightly swollen. I assumed it was because of my small inguinal hernia that I have had for years. I just saw a doctor who thought it could be epididymitis so I am taking antibiotics and an anti-inflamatory medication. I also saw the hernia surgeon and he thinks the inguinal hernia is small but recommends surgery on the umbilical hernia. Would an umbilical hernia cause pain in my testicle? I have a small (pea size) bulge above my belly button. The pain there is tied to the pain in my testicle and can persist for a month or two. It feels like a rope is tied between the two. If I push on the umbilical hernia I sometime feel pain to the tip of my penis. It is getting better now, either because of the medication or just due to time. I can't decide whether to do an umbilical hernia surgery. Part of me wants to wait and see how the antibiotics work, but I also would like to just get

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I don't believe in masturbation on religious grounds. According to my doctor I have epididymitis. He told me to masturbate to remedy to epididymitis? is doctor ordered masturbation correct? Are there better or any alternative's to epididymitis treatment?

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My doctor that is treating my condition (Epidiymitis) TOLD me to masturbate. I would prefer not to. From everything I've read about my condition (Epididymitis) masturbation only aggrevates my condition. What should I do, should I report him to the Board of Urologists? What can I do? I am 52 years old, 5'8",170 lbs, Single, I am not sexually active. I have been deemed medically disabled because of my bad back (2 bad discs), bi-lateral carpal tunnel syndrome, recurring ankle inflammation, and bi-polar disorder.

doctor1 MD

hello sir

i am 25 year old fast from 8 months i have testis pain.

in the month of august 2010 i had minor pain in right testis then pain increase slightly

i was consult the urologist they told me normal problem and advice for some pain killer

medicine that time in prescription writen as

if i take tablets no pain in testis there is no pain in testis after 2 weeks again pain started

again i consult same doctor he suggest for injection. after some days i don't have pain

after 3 months again same problem i consult another doctor he also gave me some medicines and told me to wear inner garments tightly that time told him to my testis hangdown and pain in testis the problem was not solved

1. blood test was done -normal result

2.urine test was done-normal

3. testis scan done-normal (ultrasound)

problem not solved again visited another doctor

he advice for me plan C.T scan that also normal result

then doctor didn't understand he advice me to contact another spealist

i went there and i told the all things they advice me for some tests

1. uroflowmetry

2. urethra x-ray

3. urine culture

4. then inserted fiber-optic its not cystoscopy test i don't know test name

then doctor advice me take tablets for 15 days

the tablets are primox and nafodil 50mg

but it also not works

now also i have pain in right testis in the epididymitis sever pain

also both testis squeezing pain and testis hang down some times

what should i do know

plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz help me sir

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my son who is 27 years old says that every time he stands , walks or sits up his testicles hurt like a pain on the inside and it will only go away when lying down.he has been having this issue for the past year and a half but now it is worse, he...

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I was diagnosed with epididymitis about six weeks ago. I had several shots, and took Cipro . It seemed to be cleared up. Yesterday, pain in my right scrotum and groin returned. Last night, the pain was so severe that I could not sleep until about...

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My son an some kind of infection called Epididymitis . He has taken Ofloxacin which did not rid him of the infection. He does not have health insurance. Is their an cheaper alternative drug available to treat that infection? The Ofloxacin cost...

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