Epididymitis

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What is epididymitis?

Epididymitis is swelling that occurs in the testicles usually from an infection from the bladder or urethra. Epididymitis may also occur as a side effect from amiodarone, a medication for irregular heart rhythms.

Common symptoms reported by people with epididymitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for epididymitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
14
Tried for
epididymitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Levaquin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
epididymitis (1)

Data from patients with epididymitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with epididymitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for epididymitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
epididymitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Levaquin)
Perceived effectiveness
for epididymitis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
stomach pain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
epididymitis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with epididymitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has epididymitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 38 say epididymitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 15
40s 12
50s 16
60s 8
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 59
Female 5

These charts show data from epididymitis patients who have completed their condition history
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