Inflammation of the epididymis that is the coiled tube on top of the testes is called epididymo-orchitis. The symptoms include swelling, pain, and tenderness in the scrotum, fluid around the testes, blood in semen, painful urination, and fever. Some of the causes are sexually transmitted infections, bacterial infections, trauma, and tuberculosis.
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Query: Hello doctor,I am a 32 year old male. Is surgery mandatory for epididymo-orchitis, with impression hydrocele and internal septations? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In cases of epididymo-orchitis with associated hydrocele, chances that it is a pyocele (pus-filled collection) is higher. The presence of internal septations is more suggestive of pus rather than simple hydrocele. If symptoms are severe and are not responding to antibioti... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I had an attack of orchitis in my right testis. I have undergone a scan due to pain. It showed right epididymo-orchitis, and my sperm count is 59 million and 60 percent actively motile. Please tell me whether I am fertile enough or not. My affected testis size is small, and I am mentally g... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the photos and history (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you are suffering from right epididymo-orchitis. Semen analysis is just below normal limits for total counts, and the motility appears normal. Other parameters are within normal limits. There is... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16 year old, I have a reoccurring swollen right testicle since I was about 12 years old. Whenever my right testicle swells up, I feel a tension in my lower abdomen, and it becomes difficult to perform any physical activities. Whenever my testicle is not swollen, it feels as if i... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, the enlarged testicle could be due to only three possibilities which are congenital hydrocele, Epididymo-orchitis, and varicocele. Recurrent nature and spontaneous disappearance are very classical of congenital hydrocele. When you visited hospital las... Read Full »