What is the prognosis of epididymitis and orchitis due to gonorrhea?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Brian Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Epididymitis and orchitis occur infrequently in males who go untreated. These conditions usually respond well to the same antibiotics used for uncomplicated urethritis, but the drugs are administered for a longer course.


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