Best Homeopathic Medicine for Orchitis – Treatment in Homeopathy
What is Orchitis?
Orchitis stands for the inflammation of the testicles. It can occur on one side or both sides as well. In most of cases, the cause of this condition is a viral or bacterial infection. Usually, the symptoms of this condition become visible in one testicle.
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Orchitis?
The symptoms of this condition can become visible on one side or on both sides. The main symptoms are:
- Painful testicles or pain in the testicles
- Swollen testicles or swelling in testicles
- Heaviness in the testicles
- Tenderness in testicles
- Painful urination
- Burning urination
- Pain in the groin area
- Painful ejaculation
- Blood present in semen
- Swollen Lymph nodes in the groin area
- Abnormal discharge
- Enlarged prostate
Causation of Orchitis
The most common cause that results in orchitis that is, a viral infection known as mumps. Mumps is a viral infection that leads to viral orchitis.
Bacterial orchitis can be a result of epididymitis. Epididymitis is caused by an infection of the bladder or urethra that spreads to the epididymis (a coiled tube that stores sperm).
Other bacteria that cause bacterial orchitis are E. Coli and Staphylococcus.
- Multiple sex partners can lead you to sexually transmitted diseases and as a result you get an infection.
- Unprotected sex (sex without a condom)
- History of sexually transmitted infection
- If you did not get treatment for mumps
- Recurrent UTI (Urinary Tract Infections)
- Surgery of urinary tract or genitals
- Testicle Atrophy (affected testicle will shrink)
- A scrotal abscess (infected tissue will be filled with pus)
- Infertility: Orchitis can lead you to hypogonadism that is, low testosterone level
Homeopathy and Orchitis
Homeopathic mode of treatment is an ideal choice for inflammation of testicles also known as orchitis. In homeopathy, homeopathic remedies for orchitis give rise to the immune system to get rid of the infection and promote the natural healing process.
Homeopathic treatment for Orchitis also relieves the symptoms including heaviness in the testicles, burning urination, painful urination, painful ejaculation, pain in the groin area and discharge from the penis etc.
Homeopathic Medicines for Orchitis
Conium Maculatum – Homeopathic Remedy for Orchitis with Painful Ejaculation
Conium Maculatum is a natural homeopathic cure for orchitis when the person feels pain while ejaculation. Cutting pains are present along with swollen testicles. The pain from testicles travels to the root of the penis. At times, tearing and pressing pains in testes may also be seen. Conium is also a helpful medicine in those cases where severe pains in the testicles occur during the night, often awake the patient from sleep.
Rhododendron Chrysanthum – Best Homeopathic Medicine for Orchitis when Testicles are Sore and Painful to Touch
Rhododendron Chrysanthum is a natural homeopathic remedy made from the fresh leaves of the plant known as ‘Yellow Snow Rose’. The natural order of this plant is Ericaceae. It is an effective medicine for orchitis when the testicles are very painful and sore to touch. The soreness expands from the testicles to abdomen, thighs or perineum (space between anus and scrotum in males and between the anus and the vulva in female). Drawing, sticking, bruised, pressing, tearing or pricking pain can be experienced in the testicles. The nature of the pain varies from case to case. The pain in testicles become worse from sitting and relieve from walking or motion. A thin discharge from the urethra may also present. Fever may associate with orchitis. In addition, enlargement of testicles may occur after chronic orchitis. The swelling of testicles may also occur after gonorrhea.
Clematis Erecta – Homeopathic Medicine for Orchitis with Inflamed, Painful, Swollen Testicles
Clematis Erecta is another homeopathic cure for orchitis. It is made from the leaves and stem of a plant known as ‘Virgin’s Bower” so it is natural medicine. It belongs to the family of Ranunculaceae.
It is an ideal medicine for those who have inflamed, swollen and painful testicles. A bruised feeling in the testes may also occur with a shooting or a drawing pain in the testicles. The pain from the testes expands to the groins and thighs of the patient. Swelling in the groin area on the same side as that of the swollen testes also occurs. At times, a pinching pain is also experienced in the testicles. Testes are painful to touch and walking makes the condition worse.
It is also prescribed in those cases where the burning pain also occurs during ejaculation. This patient may have a history of sexually transmitted infection that is, gonorrhea.
Merc Sol – Homeopathic Treatment for Orchitis with Gonorrhea Infection
Merc Sol is another natural treatment for orchitis where gonorrhea is present. The patient of this medicine has hard and swollen testicles along with a drawing pain that travels to the groins, abdomen and legs. Yellowish greenish discharge from the penis is also another feature. The discharge may get worse at night. Other symptoms are burning in the urethra while urination and painful erections.
Cantharis Vesicatoria – Homeopathic Medicine for Inflammation of Testes with Burning and Painful Urination
Cantharis is an ideal remedy to cure orchitis when the testicles are swollen, painful and inflamed. The main key feature that indicates the use of this medicine is burning and painful urination. Smarting and burning pain is intensely experienced while passing the urine. At times, cutting pain in the urethra also occurs. An additional symptom of this medicine is burning pain in the urethra after sexual intercourse.
Pulsatillla Nigricans – Homeopathic Medicine for Orchitis Followed by Mumps Infection
Pulsatilla Nigra is another natural remedy for orchitis made from a plant known as ‘Wind Flower’. The family of this plant is Ranunculaceae.
Pulsatilla is an ideal cure for orchitis that follows a mumps infection. Burning pain and itching in the testicles are present along with swelling. The testicles of the patient are sore with burning and tearing pains. Due to the pain, they are hard to touch and tender in nature. At times, the pain in the testes can be severe and pressing in nature. The pain may travel to the loins and abdomen. Walking and standing make the pain worse. A deep-seated pain is experienced in the groins as well.
Fever, vomiting and nausea may also occur with inflammation of the testes. The epididymis is also swollen also known as epididymitis along with swollen testicles. Thick yellow-green discharge from the penis may also occur.
Nux Vomica – Best Homeopathic Remedy for Orchitis with Hardness and Swelling of Testicles
Nux Vomica is an ideal treatment for inflammation of testicles with hardness and swelling. The testicles are painful and sensitive to touch. Drawing and constrictive pain may also present in the testes. Motion and pressure make the pain worse. Cramp-like pain and contraction in the spermatic cord may also present. A thin discharge from the penis is another feature. The burning sensation is also present while urination.
Spongia Tosta – Homeopathic Treatment for Orchitis with Shooting, Stitching Pain in Testes
Spongia Tosta is one of the top homeopathic remedies for orchitis where stitching and shooting pain in the testicles is present. The pain from the testes may expand to the spermatic cord and groin area. Touching makes the condition worse. In a few cases, squeezing or pinching pain is also experienced by the patient in the testicles. Epididymis may also become enlarged and hardened with inflammation of the testicles. A heated sensation in the testicles, scrotum and spermatic cord is generally felt.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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I had accomplished D. H. M. S in 2008, I have been into practice (in Rawalpindi & Islamabad) for more or less 12 years. During my practice, I have been treating acute as well as chronic disorders. I had also completed MHS (Masters of Human Sexuality) in 2014 from SAIHS. Dengue fever, Developmental Delay, Urethral Stricture, Sexual dysfunctions and disorders in males as well as females attract my attention, therefore, I love to solve these cases.
Apart from Homeopathy, I am M.A in English Literature from Punjab University. I have been teaching English at Post Graduate National College Rawalpindi for 5 years. So I am holding two noble professions. I have written more than 6000 articles on different subjects. To be more specific I have authored different websites as well.