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Epididymitis Treatment Overview

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Care Plan

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First steps to consider

  • If you have scrotal pain or swelling, you should see a healthcare provider to make sure you don’t have something serious like an infection.
  • Epididymitis is usually treated with antibiotics.

Symptom relief

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  • You can take OTC pain medications and ice the area for temporary pain relief.
  • Supportive boxers can help relieve pressure on the scrotum.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Sudden or severe scrotal pain
  • Scrotal swelling

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