Testicle Infection (Epididymitis) Topic Guide

Testicle Infection (Epididymitis) Testicle Infection (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, scrotal swelling, painful urination, blood in the urine, urethral discharge, fever, chills, and nausea. Treatment is with antibiotics.

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levofloxacin (oral) Levofloxacin (oral)

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ofloxacin Ofloxacin

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ceftriaxone Ceftriaxone

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doxycycline Doxycycline

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ciprofloxacin (oral) Ciprofloxacin (oral)

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