Epididymitis is an infection or inflammation of the epididymis within the testicle. It can be caused by an STD, an injury, as a side effect from a vasectomy, from urinary tract infections, and by other factors. Symptoms include testicular pain, swelling, fever, and more. Treatments include antibiotics and supporting the pelvic area. You should avoid having sexual intercourse until your doctor has diagnosed and treated your condition. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how epididymitis is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
What Is Epididymitis?
The epididymis -- a long, coiled tube at the back of each testicle -- can get inflamed. That’s called epididymitis. Learn what causes it, the symptoms, and how it’s treated.
Testicular Disorders and Infertility
WebMD looks at disorders of the testicles that can affect a man's fertility.
An Overview of Testicular Problems
WebMD explains diseases and conditions of the testicles, including testicular cancer.
What Is a Testicular Ultrasound?
A testicular ultrasound lets your doctor find the cause of pain and inflammation in your testicles.