Testicle Infection (Epididymitis) (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
If treated appropriately with antibiotics, epididymitis should be cured and the individual will have an excellent prognosis (outlook).
The pain should improve within 1-3 days; however, swelling may take several days to resolve.
However, complications are possible, including:
The longer treatment is delayed, the more likely the above complications may develop and thus reduce the individual's outcome to only fair to poor, depending on the severity of the complications.
Must Read Articles Related to Testicle Infection (Epididymitis)
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Epididymitis:
Testicle Infection (Epididymitis) - Symptoms
What were the symptoms of your testicle infection and how was it treated?
Testicle Infection (Epididymitis) - Treatments
What was the treatment for your testicle infection (epididymitis)?