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What are home remedies for orchitis?

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Home care along with the right medical treatment can help with the symptoms of orchitis:

  • Over-the-counter nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or acetaminophen
  • Raising your scrotum with snug-fitting briefs or an athletic supporter
  • Ice packs, but don't put ice directly on your skin because it may cause burns from freezing. Wrap the ice in a thin cloth and put it on your scrotum for 15-20 minutes at a time, several times a day for the first day or two. This will help with swelling and pain.

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Trojian, T. April 2009. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 05, 2018

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Trojian, T. April 2009. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 05, 2018

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