epididymitis


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epididymitis

(ˌɛpɪˌdɪdɪˈmaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) an inflamed epididymis
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Noun1.epididymitis - painful inflammation of the epididymis
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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ep·i·did·y·mi·tis

n. epididimitis, infección e infl. del epidídimo.

epididymitis

n epididimitis f
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We included the possible costs of epididymitis in men and PID in women, two of the primary sequelae of acute chlamydial infection.
In a letter to Mr Williams's GP the Infirmary's community care services manager, Bob Lazenby, wrote: "The appearances were suggestive of an untreated left epididymitis (gland next to the testicle), which had subsequently developed in to an abscess.
The adverse consequences of this infection for men are low, with epididymitis (inflammation of the tubes through which sperm move from the testes to the vasa deferentia) developing in only one of every 100 infected men.
Chlamydia trachomatis also can travel up the urethra in men infecting the epididymis, causing epididymitis and nongonococcal urethritis (Uphold and Graham, 2003).
7,8] Clinical diagnoses were epididymitis in 3 cases, testicular neoplasm in 1 case, adenomatoid tumor in 1 case, and unknown in 1 case.
Or they may be released in painful situations such as genital pain from infection of the prostate, epididymitis, and Peyronie's disease, or non-genital pain such as headache (Goldstein, 2000).
2 with a frequency <2% Cystitis, gastroenteritis, cholecystitis, erysipelas, appendicitis, acute otitis media, wound infections, abscesses, diverticulitis, epididymitis, and mastitis Infections without 55 6.
Double vasectomy immediately prior to prostatectomy, in order to prevent epididymitis.
A major contributing factor to poor reproductive performance is epididymitis, an infectious disease affecting the epididymis adherent to the testicle.
1990), and sexually transmitted organisms are associated with epididymitis and Reiter's syndrome, and are also a risk factor for HIV infection (Stiffman & Earls, 1990).
It sounds as though you have urinary tract infection and possibly epididymitis.