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Treatment and Prevention for Orchitis
The treatment of orchitis depends on its cause:

1.Treatment for viral orchitis
The treatment of viral orchitis is mainly to relieve symptoms. Your doctor may give you painkillers or NSAIDs like ibuprofen or naproxen. In addition, your doctor may advise you to stay in bed, raise the scrotal area, and have a proper local cold compress.
2.Treatment for bacterial orchitis
In addition to the self-care measures mentioned below to relieve discomfort, bacterial orchitis and epididymitis also need antibiotic treatment. If the cause of the infection is a sexually transmitted disease, your partner should be treated together.
The most commonly used antibiotics in the treatment of bacterial orchitis are ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, azithromycin, trimethoprim, and SMZco. When you see a doctor, you should remind the doctor of other drugs you are taking and which ones you are allergic to.
And this information includes whether orchitis is caused by sexually transmitted diseases, the type of sexually transmitted diseases, etc., can help doctors choose the best treatment option. It should be noted that if antibiotic treatment is carried out, even if the symptoms are relieved quickly, the whole course of treatment needs to be completed to ensure that the infection is completely eliminated.

Self nursing
During the illness, you can try the following self-care methods to relieve the discomfort:
1 Stay in bed more

2 Lie flat to raise the scrotum

3 Under tolerable conditions, an appropriate cold compress can be applied to the scrotum

Mumps vaccination is the best way to prevent orchitis caused by viral mumps. In addition, not having multiple sexual partners and using condoms while having sex can help prevent sexually transmitted diseases.

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