Can You Get Epididymitis from UTI?

Date:2019-10-11 click:0
The organs and tissues of the male reproductive system are closely related, and their anatomical positions are also very close. Inflammation often occurs in one organ will soon spread through the vas deferens and ejaculatory ducts. For example, the urethra is connected with the outside world, so it is easy to cause external bacterial infections. And urinary tract infections will retrograde affect the prostate, epididymis, and other organs, leading to prostatitis, epididymitis, and so on.

The epididymis is a thin, tortuous, and long tubule with complex structure. Therefore, the treatment of epididymitis is difficult and challenging to be cured completely. The epididymis is the place where sperm matures and stores and plays an important role in fertility, so untreated epididymitis is really harmful.
Due to urethral stricture, posterior urethritis, prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis, and more common specific infections, such as tuberculosis and gonorrhea, can trigger epididymitis because of retrograde spread. Once bilateral epididymis has pathological changes, it can cause infertility.
When there is burning, redness, purulence, genital ulcer, erythema, papules, granular microorganisms, perineal and anal discomfort, lower abdominal discomfort, perineal distention and pain, low back pain, insomnia, weakness, and other symptoms, you may have been infected with urogenital diseases and should go to the hospital for diagnosis and treatment in time.

Urinary tract infection is very easy to cause male epididymitis; acute epididymitis in clinical are most secondary to urinary tract infection, such as the urethra, prostate, or seminal vesicle. And epididymitis may directly lead to male infertility, spermatozoa, and other diseases.
The effect may not be ideal if chronic epididymitis is only treated with drugs alone. Besides the effective broad-spectrum antibiotics, physical therapy such as local hot compress is also necessary, and plasma penetration of berberberine or neomycin can also be used in epididymitis.
Although the effect of antibiotics is quick, due to the long treatment course and recurrence of these diseases, long-term repeated use of antibiotics may lead to drug resistance. If you need to use antibiotics, you should be guided by your doctor.

Chinese herbal medicine treatment is mainly based on principles of clearing away heat and dampness to achieve the purpose of cure with the advantages of combining nourishment and treatment. At the same time, it can meet patients' needs for strong efficacy, no drug tolerance, and safety of drugs. 
If chronic prostatitis exists, patients can choose common Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill, which can effectively eliminate inflammation without any side effects on the human body and can be taken for a long time at ease.

In addition, patients can eat more fresh vegetables and fruits, increase the intake of vitamin C and other nutrients, improve physical resistance, and eat less irritating foods such as pig's feet, fish soup, mutton to avoid the spread and aggravation of symptoms.