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Experience:  I am fellowship trained specializing in general urology and reconstructive urology.
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I had pain in rt testicle & groin. Went to ER and had urine

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I had pain in rt testicle & groin. Went to ER and had urine & ultrasound. Said i had epididymitis and hydroceal. Gave me 500 mg of cipro for 1 week. Although pain is better, it is still present after 1 week. I am 48 years old with no std's or related issues.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.
Are you saying the hydrocele is still present?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It was there during initial ultrasound a week ago.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Im talking about mild to moderate pain at times
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Still having some pain & took last dose of cipro today
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.
The pain of from residual inflammation. This will go away over the next several days and you can take ibuprofen to decrease the inflammation that is causing the pain. Hope this helps.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i don't need more antibiotics or a different medication?
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 2 years ago.
Not unless you are having fevers now. But if the pain severe over the next few days and does not get better with ibuprofen, then you should go back for a urine culture again and you may need more antibiotics.