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What is epididymitis and what causes it?
Epididymitis is inflammation of the coiled tube on top of the testis in which sperm mature. Epididymitis is the most common cause of scrotal pain in adults. Epididymitis is usually caused by an infection, typically a sexually transmitted one.
What are the risk factors for epididymitis (kidney infection)?
Epididymitis is commonly found to develop during strenuous exertion in conjunction with a full bladder. Instrumentation and indwelling catheters are common risk factors for acute epididymitis. Epididymitis may be accompanied by urethritis or prostatitis. Taylor SN.
What are the symptoms of epididymitis in men?
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.
What is the difference between acute and chronic epididymitis?
Acute epididymitis is felt quickly with redness and pain, and it goes away with treatment. Chronic epididymitis typically is a duller pain, develops slowly and is a longer-term problem.