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What are the symptoms of epididymitis?
Epididymitis is an inflammation of the small, coiled tube at the back of the testicle (epididymis). Signs and symptoms of epididymitis might include: A swollen, red or warm scrotum. Testicle pain and tenderness, usually on one side, that usually comes on gradually.
What causes urine in the epididymis?
Bacteria from a urinary tract or prostate infection might spread from the infected site to the epididymis. Also, viral infections, such as the mumps virus, can result in epididymitis. Urine in the epididymis (chemical epididymitis). This condition occurs when urine flows backward into the epididymis, possibly because of heavy lifting or straining.
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 does it mean when your epididymis is swollen?
Epididymitis Epididymitis is inflammation (swelling and irritation) of the epididymis, a tube at the back of the testicle that carries sperm. This swelling can cause intense pain in the testicle. It can occur in men of any age, though it happens most often in men between the ages of 14 and 35.