What can you do to prevent epididymitis symptoms from worsening?

Date:2018-12-05 click:0

Epididymitis is most common in young men. It is a major cause of hospital admissions in the military. Epididymitis is usually caused by the spread of a bacterial infection from the urethra, prostate, or the bladder. The most common infections that cause this condition in young heterosexual men are gonorrhea and chlamydia. 

Epididymitis symptoms may begin with a low-grade fever, chills, and a heavy sensation in the testicle area. The area becomes more and more sensitive to pressure. Other symptoms include: Pain or burning during urination; Testicle pain that gets worse during a bowel movement; Painful scrotal swelling (epididymis is enlarged); Discharge from the urethra (the opening at the end of the penis); Discomfort in the lower abdomen or pelvis; Tender, swollen groin area on affected side; Blood in the semen.
What can you do to prevent epididymitis symptoms from worsening?
Hot baths - Taking baths can ease the pain and help relieve swelling.
Bed rest - This is to keep the testicles from moving and to promote healing. You may need bed rest until the swelling subsides.
Oral anti-inflammatory medication - This includes drugs, like ibuprofen, to help reduce swelling. 
Antibiotics - You will be given antibiotics to treat a bacterial infection. Many cases of epididymitis are caused by bacteria which are transmitted through sexual intercourse.
Scrotal elevation and support - You may need to wear an athletic supporter for several weeks.
Herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill. Though it may work slowly, it can get rid of epididymitis symptoms and doesn’t have any side effects. It is a very safe remedy for epididymitis.