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Epididymitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of the EPIDIDYMIS. Its clinical features include enlarged epididymis, a swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.

Also Known As: Epididymitides

Networked: 343 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 20 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Epididymitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ofloxacin (Levofloxacin) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 9 results : FDA 49 Generic
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 2 outcomes in 38 results : IBA
  3. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) : 2 outcomes in 5 results : FDA 23 Generic
  4. Tetracycline (Achromycin) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 62 Generic
  5. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 60 Generic
  6. Pivampicillin : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Amoxicillin (Wymox) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 105 Generic
  8. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 27 Generic
  9. Penicillins (Penicillin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  10. Cytokines : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Epididymitis

  1. Urethritis
  2. Prostatitis
  3. Spermatic Cord Torsion (Testicular Torsion)
  4. Inflammation
  5. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases)
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Key Therapies for Epididymitis

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  1. Vasectomy (Vas Occlusion) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 47 results
  2. Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  3. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  4. Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy) : 1 study in 19 results
  5. Subcutaneous Injections : 1 study in 2 results
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