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Painful urination and inflamed meatus?
I am 21 years old and have been diagnosed with epididymitis. With the diagnoses comes painful urination and pain on each side (left and right) of my groin/penis. I have been put on pain killers and a medicine for the epididymitis. Now I have an imflamed meatus and is making the urination much more painful. Is the inflamed meatus part of the epididymitis or could something else be wrong?
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1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

The inflamed meatus is unlikely to be a part of the epididymitis and could occur due to infections/ inflammations or trauma (friction/ injuries). If mild-moderate I would suggest waiting for the antibiotic course to get over (this may heal with the same antibiotic), avoiding trauma and wearing cotton underwear. If the pain is more than mild-moderate, you may consult your treating doctor for ointments such as lidocaine that may help relieve the pain.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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