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What is the incubation period for epididymitis?

What is the incubation period for epididymitis?

Epididymitis
Usual onset Over a day or two
Types Acute (< 6 weeks), chronic (>12 weeks)
Causes Gonorrhea, chlamydia, enteric bacteria, reflux of urine
Diagnostic method Based on symptoms, ultrasound

When to stop taking Cipro for testicle pain?

After a day or so of Cipro, my testicle pain was gone and I stopped taking the antibiotics because of the adverse reactions I was having. About 3 days after stopping the medication the pain returned. It is now 6/12/09 and by recommendation of my doctor, I am taking the Cipro again.

What kind of pain does epididymitis cause?

There is always a constant sensation of either a squeezing pressure on my testicle or a dull ache in my lower abdoman like someone hit me in the nads. the first time I had it was the worst,I was initially mis -diagnosed as having irritable bowel syndrome because of the abdominal pain.

When to find a new doctor for epididymitis?

Most doctors are lazy and uninformed and will probably prescribe Cipro when something safer works, too. And if you’re urologist says that prostate massages + hot baths won’t help, find a new doctor because he doesn’t know his physiology and he’s taking you for a ride.

Can you take sulfas if you have an epididymitis?

Lastly, if your infection responds to Cipro it most likely responds to Sulfas. TAKE SULFAS, OR ANY ANTIBIOTIC, OVER CIPRO, due to the likelihood of tendon rupture. Most doctors are lazy and uninformed and will probably prescribe Cipro when something safer works, too.

How long to take ciprofloxacin for epididymitis?

Chronic prostatitis: Generally, for chronic prostatitis, initial dose of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is 500 mg twice daily for up to four weeks. how long does it take to fully recover from epididymitis ? using cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 3 weeks but i have still some hardness and ache, is it normal ?

How long to take Cipro 500 for UTI?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): “I unfortunately got a UTI during a trip in Bali and was prescribed cipro 500 for a 10 day course from a clinic here. My dr back home said try it for 3 days and if I still have problems push it to 5 days. I HATE taking meds, so after reading a ton of reviews and side effects for this drug I was very hesitant to take it.

What are the signs and symptoms of epididymitis?

Symptoms of epididymitis include: 1 Pain in the scrotum, sometimes moving to the rest of the groin 2 Swelling and redness in the testicle 3 Blood in the semen 4 Fever and chills 5 Pain when urinating More

How long does it take for epididymitis to go away?

Epididymitis usually does not cause any long-term problems. Most men who are treated for the condition start to feel better after 3 days, though discomfort and swelling may last weeks or even months after finishing antibiotic treatment. It is important to finish the entire treatment recommended by your doctor.