The Treatment Principles Of Epididymitis

Date:2018-11-30 click:0

Epididymitis is commonly in men at the ages of 20 to 39. It’s an inflammation or infection in epididymis, which is a tube that stores and transports sperm. As we know, sperm quality and quantity decide male fertility, if the transmission path is blocked, it will lead to infertility. Therefore, once diagnosed with this disease, men need to take a timely treatment. The treatment principles of epididymitis are as follows:

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In the treatment duration of epididymitis, it’s necessary to attach importance to the treatment of primary diseases like urethritis, seminal vesiculitis, prostatitis, urinary track infection (UTI) so as to eliminate the root causes and get a radical cure. Otherwise, the primary diseases will cause a new infection, which will extend the treatment duration.

The curative effect is not very good if patients take antibiotic therapy only. After the acute stages, the local epididymis will be fibrotic. Thus, the scar tissues usually prevent the medicines from getting into the epididymis so that the effectiveness of antibiotics will be lower. Under this situation, patients need to take a medication that can permeate to the epididymis directly.

Epididymitis patients will suffer from obvious symptoms, including testicular pain, redness and swelling in scrotum, discharge from the penis, painful and frequent urination, etc. In the view of TCM, “No obstruction no pain, and vice versa,” which means the pain is caused by the blocked blood and Qi. There is a Chinese medicine called Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill contains herbs like angelica sinensis, saffron, semen persicae, radix paeoniae rubra, which have properties of improving the blood and Qi flow to relive the pain. To reduce the frequent urination and alleviate the pain when urinating, other natural hers include talcum, antago seed, dianthus superbus, and polygonum aviculare are added in the pill. These herbs are helpful to induce diuresis to relieve stranguria. Besides, it also contains herbs like houttuynia cordata, scutellaria baicalensis, honeysuckle which have functions of clearing heat and toxins to eradicate the pathogenic bacteria.

Except medication treatment, male patients also need to take bed rest for several days. During the treatment, it’s necessary to avoid high intensity activities and abstain from sex. Moreover, taking hot compress is beneficial to relieve the pain and hasten the recovery.