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When Does Acute Epididymitis Turn Into A Chronic Epididymitis? by sunnieyong: 3:28am On Apr 13, 2019
Epididymitis is a common disease among young and middle-aged men. It is caused by retrograde entry of pathogenic bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus or Streptococcus into the epididymis through the vas deferens.

Therefore, the disease is mostly secondary to posterior urethritis, seminal vesicle inflammation, prostatitis.

Or occurs after the operation of urethral instruments or long-term indwelling catheter, the retrograde route caused by infection is more common. Clinically, it can be divided into acute epididymitis and chronic epididymitis.

What are the the signs of epididymitis?

Epididymis inflammation is mostly manifested by inflammation and pain for the affected side. Some patients have discomfort the signs of urinary pain in the initial stage, and a few patients have fever.

Whatever the manifestation, if diagnosed as epididymitis, antibiotics usually are used by 4 to 12 weeks. Analgesics (usually non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) coupled with relief of symptoms will make the swelling and pain disappear faster.

Acute type of epididymitis

Acute epididymitis is relatively acute, showing the scrotal swelling discomfort on the affected side, severe local pain, and even affect movement. Pain can radiate to the ipsilateral inguinal region and lower abdomen, accompanied by general discomfort and high fever.

Physical examination: The epididymis on the affected side was enlarged and tenderness was obvious. When inflammation is severe, it can affect the testicles, and the scrotal skin can become red and swollen.

Chronic epididymitis
Chronic epididymitis is more common than acute epididymitis. Some patients in acute stage fail to cure and turn to chronic. Most patients have no history of acute attack and often have chronic prostatitis.

The clinical manifestations of this disease are diverse, including scrotal pain and swelling. The pain can radiate to the lower abdomen and the medial thigh of the same side. Physical examination can touch the epididymis slightly enlarged, hardened and hardened, local tenderness, ipsilateral ureter thickening, chronic epididymitis can often be acute attack.

During the acute epididymis period, if antibiotics are discontinued by oneself, the therapy is incomplete, which is all to easy to recur to chronic epididymitis. Severe or perhaps festering or incurable Epididymectomy or Epididymectomy is necessary, mostly in the elderly or the people who have low immunity.

It is known that chronic epididymitis can develop from acute epididymitis. Therefore, to make sure radical cure, it is vital to choose an effective drug to treat epididymitis and get away from drug resistance, including Wuhan Diuretics Pill, it's really a herbal medicine with no unwanted effects which is the most effective strategy for epididymitis.

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