What Tests Are Needed for Seminal Vesiculitis?

Date:2023-11-16 click:0

Many people, especially men, may not be unfamiliar with the disease of seminal vesiculitis. It is a common male disease that can have a great impact on the life and health of male friends. Therefore, male friends should know more about and be aware of this disease. They should first know how to check for seminal vesiculitis after symptoms appear.


The symptoms of patients with seminal vesiculitis are generally frequent urination, urinary urgency, painful urination, lower abdomen or perineum pain, etc., and these symptoms are similar to those of urethritis or prostatitis. So, based on the symptoms, they can not make an accurate judgment; they need to undergo some detailed examinations to confirm whether it is seminal vesiculitis. 

So, what kind of tests do patients usually need to do? Here is a breakdown of some of the tests that doctors need to do to determine if a patient has seminal vesiculitis:

1. Semen Examination

Normal semen is gray or milky white, with a long time no ejaculation, and can be yellowish; there is yellow pus, considered seminal vesiculitis and prostatitis. When the patient examines the semen, the result will usually show leukocytes "+," which indicates that the number of leukocytes in the semen has increased, in which the number of red blood cells also indicates an increase, the number of spermatozoa decreases, and the vitality decreases.

2. Semen Culture and Drug Sensitivity Test

After the semen abnormalities are detected by the above semen tests, further tests are needed, i.e., the examiner will give the patient a semen culture and drug sensitivity test. What is the purpose of this test? It is to find out which germs are causing the problem so that the right medicine can be prescribed later.

3. Ultrasound Examination

One of the more familiar ultrasound examinations is generally needed. Through ultrasound, the doctor can observe whether the volume of the patient's seminal vesicles has increased, whether the wall of the vesicle has thickened, the approximate amount of thickening, the roughness of the edges, as well as the intravesical translucency and other conditions. If the examination report shows that the volume of the seminal vesicle has increased, the wall of the vesicle has thickened, the edge is rough, and the sound transmission inside the vesicle is poor, then the doctor will tell you that your condition is a bit serious.

4. Rectal Examination

Rectal examination is another test that needs to be done. Rectal palpation can detect whether the seminal vesicles are enlarged unilaterally or bilaterally. If there is an enlargement, then the doctor also needs to see whether the seminal vesicle is regular, whether there is any hardness, and whether there is any pressure and pain. If they find that the boundaries of the seminal vesicles are blurred, it means that the patients' seminal vesicles have adhesions to the surrounding tissues.

Seminal vesiculitis is a common male infectious disease, mainly prevalent in men aged 20-40 years old, with the typical symptom of hematospermia and varying clinical manifestations. Patients with acute seminal vesiculitis will feel significant lower abdominal pain, which may spread to the perineum and groin on both sides. These patients are in the acute exacerbation phase and may require routine blood tests besides those above. 

Patients with chronic conditions may experience vague suprapubic pain, and pain during ejaculation is obvious. In addition to this, there may be urinary symptoms such as frequent urination, urinary urgency, and painful urination. Some patients also have systemic symptoms, such as fever, chills, and malignant cold.

If the treatment of seminal vesiculitis is not complete, it may leave the root of the disease, leading to the recurrence of the disease. Therefore, after having the examination, patients should actively cooperate with the treatment. The treatments for this disease include antibiotic treatment, local treatment, or surgery. 

In addition, patients can also choose traditional Chinese medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill to eliminate the symptoms and causes of the disease and completely cure it. Men should also do preventive work in general to prevent recurrence.

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