Men needs comfort and support, especially in their delicate area They indulge in multifarious activities and it is easy to get an infection or injury while working on uncertain climatic condition. This vague climate can effect on their body part especially in groin area or their geneticals. One such problem that commonly occur on men is epididymitis, a large number of men suffer from this. The epididymis is a long, tightly coiled tube that lies above and behind each testicles. Its function is to carry the sperm from the testes to the vas deferens. If any type of inflammation or infection occur on the epididymis, it is called epididymitis. UFM is designed with the patent-pending adjustable drawstring support system, that help to provide an extra support to genital organs.

Causes of Epididymitis

underwear for men orchitis underwearThe causes are vary depending on your age and behaviour, in children it is most commonly associated with the Urinary Tract Infections or in young, sexually active man, it is linked with a sexually transmitted infection. Older men are effected with it by enlargement of the prostate gland. Some other causes of epididymitis are Bacterial Infections, that are spread from the rectal area and an injury on the groin.

 

The Symptoms

Pain, tenderness and swelling in the scrotum that gradually get worse, are the major symptoms of epididymitis. Other symptoms may include fever and chills, frequent painful urinating, penile discharge and the blood in the urine.

Risk Involved

Epididymitis can be caused by non-sexual infection such as urinary tract infection or prostate infections. However, it is mainly spread by the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhea or chalmydia.

Risk factor included:

  • Having unprotected sex
  • Recent urinary tract surgery
  • Using a urinary catheter
  • being uncircumcised
  • heavy lifting or straining
  • tuberculosis

Treatment for Epididymitis

A course of antibiotic medicines is usually advised as soon as epididymitis is diagnosed. This works normally, pain usually eases with in a few days but swelling take a week or so to go down, sometimes longer.

Some other common treatment include:

  • pain medication
  • anti-inflammatory medication
  • rest
  • elevating the scrotum
  • wearing an athletic cup for support
  • abstaining from sexual intercourse

Surgery is an option if no other treatment have been successful. This involves removing all or part of epididymis. Surgical treatment may also be necessary to correct any physical defects that may be causing the epididymitis.

Complications occur from Epididymitis

Most cases of epididymitis are successfully treated using antibiotics. However, there are possible complications if the infection goes untreated. These complications are rare but may include:

  • chronic epididymitis
  • shrinkage of testicles
  • abnormal passageway in the scrotum
  • infertility

Apart from any medical treatment doctors also advised to wear a comfortable and supportive adjustable pouch support underwear for menunderwear that help to push up your scrote. UFM underwear, as they are popularly known, is one of the best alternative to remain dry, comfortable and active. UFM experts came with a better alternative to jockstrap which provide support and comfort during epididymitis or any genitalia surgery.