Acute epididymo-orchitis

Acute epididymo-orchitis

Usually due to Gram negative enteric bacteria in men>35 years with lower risk of STI. Always consider STI and mumps as potential causes and refer to Sexual Health Clinic

Consider ultrasound or surgical assessment if there is little improvement on antibiotic therapy


If Chlamydia or enteric: Ofloxacin  

200mg BD

14 Days

or  Doxycyline

100mg BD

For 10-14 Days