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Posted by: Mel | 2012-12-03

Epididymitis

hello Doc, pls can u offer me some advice. I have chronic epididymitis for a few years. Is there any Test that i can take to show the severity of my condition OR to see how bad this inflammation is
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Dear Mel
The most important consequence is that of diminished sperm quality and therefore the sperm analysis together with a culture for infection is the most reliable index, apart from symptoms of pain and swelling. Blood tests are generally not specific and may not be reliable in this instance.
Answered by Dr M.I.Cassim

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