Orchitis is an inflammation of one or both of the testicles,
often caused by infection. Orchitis may be caused by numerous bacterial
and viral organisms. It is usually a consequence of epididymitis,
which is inflammation of the epididymis (the tube which connects
the vas deferens and the testicle).
ORCHITIS, Inflamattion & Pain
in Testicle - Signs & Symptoms
- Scrotal swelling
- Tender, swollen, heavy feeling in the testicle
- Tender, swollen groin area on affected side
- Discharge from penis
- Pain with urination (dysuria)
- Pain with intercourse or ejaculation
- Groin pain
- Testicle pain aggravated by bowel movement or straining
- Blood in the semen
Homeopathic Remedies & Homeopathy Treatment for ORCHITIS,
Pain in Testicle
Orchitis and epididymitis from suppressed gonorrhoea, calls for
this remedy. The testicles is retracted, enlarged, sensitive and
dark red, there are dragging pains along the spermatic cord, and
shooting down into the thigh. Hamamelis. The keynote for this remedy
is exquisite soreness. There is a dull aching pain in the testes
and spermatic cords. Franklin thought highly of this remedy in orchitis.
Oxalic acid. Neuralgic pains in the spermatic cords. Belladonna.
Great sensitiveness, intolerance of pain and reflex neuralgias indicate
Gonorrhoeal orchitis, or that brought on from cold, where the testicle
is a hard as a stone and very painful, calls for this remedy. It
especially reduces the swelling and sensitiveness. The testicles
are retracted, drawn up and sensitiveness and pressive pains in
the spermatic cords, especially the right. There is much urethral
irritation,and the pains are generally aggravated at night by warmth
of the bed. Gelsemium " is a superior," says Helmuth,
"when the disease arises from a suppressed gonorrhoeal discharge
or from exposure to sudden cold and wet."
Chronic orchitis, indurated testicles which tend to atrophy; a characteristic
sensation is a feeling in the testicles as if crushed. Aurum. Chronic
orchitis, worse on right side with neuralgia of the cord. Staphisgaria
has a burning and stinging pain in the right spermatic cord, with
drawing in the right testicles.
produces a hardness and swelling of the testicles, and it is suitable
for mal-treated orchitis when there is a squeezing pain in the testicles.
It suits chronic orchitis and epididymitis. The spermatic cords
are swollen and painful, shooting pains course up the spermatic
cord. In orchitis it follows Pulsatilla and Hamamelis.