How To Manage Epididymitis?

Date:2018-11-30 click:0
Epididymis is a tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicle. It is responsible for storing and carrying sperm. The inflammation or infection in epididymis is called epididymitis. When a man is suffering from epididymitis, he will have much pain and discomfort, including pain in scrotum and testicle, swelling and tenderness in epididymis, and along with fever. In some cases, this inflammation may develop chronic and become more difficult to cure. Patients may need to live with epididymitis for months or years as the symptoms recur repeatedly. To get rid of the inflammation completely, it is imperative to know how to manage epididymitis. The tips for managing epididymitis are as the followings:

1. Avoid sexual intercourse. 
As epididymitis can cause lower back pain and even chills and fever, patients should avoid sexual intercourse to prevent cause inflammation again. Besides, some epididymitis cases are caused by sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia or gonorrhea, both the patient and his partner should avoid sex until the infection is cleared up fully.        
2. Avoid alcohol and spicy foods. 
Alcohol and spicy foods will irritate the epididymis and testicle, which resulting in the aggravation of the symptoms.   
3. Avoid long-term sitting.
Patients with epididymitis sit for a long time will put too much pressure to the genitals and make the symptoms worse. Therefore, patients should take a break and walk for a while every 1 to 2 hours.  
4. Take more exercise.
When the immunity weakens, males will be more likely to infect with epididymitis. Thus, it’s important to take more exercise to improve the immune system. Since strenuous activities may exacerbate symptoms of epididymitis, patients can only take some aerobic exercise, such as jogging.   
5. Pay more attention to the personal hygiene.  
During the treatment of epididymitis, patients should not go to a public swimming pool, or use towel with someone else. It helps to avoid the breeding of the bacteria.   
6. Pay more attention to the diet.  

Patients should avoid eating greasy and irritating foods which may aggravate the condition. In general, it is helpful to eat more fresh vegetables and fruits.  
7. Get enough sleep.  
It is crucial to get enough sleep so that patients can have a good mental state, thus, patients’ immunity will also be improved.    
Epididymis plays an important role in male reproductive system, once it is infected, it may lead to infertility. Therefore, patients should follow these tips and take a proper medication treatment. Herbal medicine called Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill is a good choice for treating epididymitis. Its herbal formula won’t cause any side effects. Patients can have a safe and effective treatment.