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Scrotal Swelling And Pain In Men May Be Related To Epididymitis

Epididymitis is one of the common reproductive infections of the male reproductive system and mainly manifests as swelling of the epididymis. It is the most common pathogenic factor of bacterial infection and can be infected through sexual transmission, retrograde spermatozoa, and the bloodstream. And epididymitis can harm male reproductive health. Since epididymitis is one of the essential causes of male infertility. So, epididymitis prevention is imperative.

Epididymitis is one of the common reproductive infections of the male reproductive system. The primary manifestation is swelling of the epididymis and pain. It is the most common causative factor of bacterial infections and involves only one side.
Scrotal swelling and pain may be epididymitis
Epididymitis is a common disease among Young adults. Whenever the body's resistance decreases, pathogenic bacteria will take advantage of the opportunity to enter the vas deferens, invade the epididymis retrogradely, and cause inflammation, followed by posterior urethritis, prostatitis, and seminal vesiculitis.
Epididymitis is also divided into acute and chronic. The scrotal swelling and pain symptoms are most likely caused by the patient suffering from epididymitis. Acute epididymitis is caused by a sudden high fever and elevated white blood cells in the body, resulting in chills, fever, headache, nausea and vomiting, and scrotal swelling and pain.
Chronic epididymitis may also cause symptoms of scrotal swelling and pain. Although chronic epididymitis is milder than acute epididymitis, scrotal swelling and pain symptoms may not appear at once. If the patient suffers from chronic epididymitis, the symptoms of scrotal enlargement may slowly appear before the pain appear.
Therefore, scrotal swelling and pain are related to epididymitis. Since there is acute and chronic epididymitis, the treatment needs to be focused. Patients can rest in bed and hold the scrotum up for acute cases, reducing pain. In the early stage, ice packs can be placed on the epididymis to prevent swelling effectively. In the late stage, hot compresses can be used to promote local blood flow, which can accelerate inflammation.
In the case of chronic patients, anti-infection is needed to treat the condition, and more effective antibiotics can be used. If antibiotics are ineffective or resistance has developed, patients can use Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill for treatment. It has the effect of clearing away heat and dampness and detoxifying the toxins, which helps recover this disease. Moreover, it will not produce drug resistance when taken for a long time and will not cause adverse effects on the body.
Patients can use antipyretic and analgesic drugs to treat symptoms such as pain and fever.
The symptoms of scrotal swelling and pain are not only epididymitis but also due to other diseases, such as glansitis, phimosis, testicular cancer, varicocele, and other diseases. All of them can cause the symptoms of penile swelling and pain.
In addition, if the patient has a testicular injury, it may lead to scrotal swelling and pain. If the patient accidentally hits his testicles because of external force, the symptoms of testicular injury will appear. Suppose the symptoms of scrotal swelling and pain occur. In that case, it means that the degree of testicular damage is more serious, so to not affect the sexual function of the patient, it is necessary to go to the hospital for an examination promptly.
Therefore, for the sake of male reproductive health, please do your local daily care, maintain the hygiene of the vulva, pay attention to rest, and avoid the aggravation or spread of inflammation. In particular, it should be noted that sexual intercourse or physical activity should be strictly prohibited during the acute period.
Tip: The primary role of the scrotum is to protect the testicles. And the testicles, because they are the sperm-producing organ, will determine male fertility. Therefore, if men have symptoms of scrotal swelling and pain, in order not to affect the life of male patients afterward, it is best to go to the hospital for a timely examination. After checking out the specific disease, carry out targeted treatment according to the patient's actual situation.
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