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Started with slight pain in epididymis yesterday, now quite

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Started with slight pain in epididymis yesterday , now quite swollen and getting very painfully. Am outside my local chemist. Have spoken to the pharmacist who says I definitely have a uti and need antibiotics
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: None and no
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Epididymis swollen and v painful
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 9 days ago.
Thank you for contacting Just Answer
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 9 days ago.

Epidydimal pain implies Epididymitis, not a UTI. However antibiotics are still required, but important to note the difference between the two as it is a different antibiotic.

We however are an advice service only.

If urgent - you can try 111 or A&E tonight.

If you can wait - an Urgent Treatment Centre in the morning, or a private online GP

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Need prescription now
Expert:  Dr Baker replied 9 days ago.

I understand, please attend your nearest Accident and Emergency