Gynecomastia Topic Guide
Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is an enlrgement of the male breast. Gynecomastia is enlarged glandular tissue, not excess fat. Causes of gynecomastia are thought to be hormonal fluctuations during puberty. Certain conditions are associated with gynecomastia and include cirrhosis, kidney failure, testical disorders, aging, testicular cancer, and more. Treatment of gynecomastia is generally with medication or surgery if necessary.
Epididymitis Epididymitis is inflammation or infection of the epididymis that is usually caused by a bacterial infection. Two main groups of organisms are responsible for most cases of epididymitis; STD organisms and coliforms. Symptoms of epididymitis include abdominal pain, scrotal pain and swelling, painful urination, blood in the urine, urethral discharge, fever, chills, and nausea. Treatment is with antibiotics. The prognosis of epididymitis is dependant upon the timeliness of medical care.
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