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Can orchitis be caused by the flu

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe: Orchitis is inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling) of one or both testicles, generally caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Influen... Read More
Dr. James Krick
Urology 36 years experience
Orchitis: Some viral pathogens such as the mumps virus can involve the testes. Influenza has not been linked with orchitis to the best of my knowlege. Most orc... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: Tonsillitis is by definition, inflammation of the tonsils. Therefore, flu could cause the tonsils to become inflamed.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss... Read More
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Analgesics: Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen help with body aches (myalgias), but incompletely effective. If <48hrs, dr. Might give tamiflu. Try a warm bath, ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Flu not the cause: The flu does not cause a facial rash but other viruses may. If it persists, see a dermatologist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Sure: True influenza is always caused by an influenza virus but there are lots of influenza-like viruses caused by other respiratory viruses and the stomach... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Infections and the stress to your body, immune system and hormones can cause break thru bleeding.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 29 years experience
Most likely: With the flu you tend to get nausea, diarrhea and anorexia. This all leads to dehydration with resultant unsteadiness with standing. Keep drinking flu... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Influenza Deaths: Deaths related to influenza are due to complications such as: a secondary bacterial infection (like pneumonia) or due to worsening of pre-existing con... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Influenza: Superimposed bacterial pneumonia can kill even the healthiest person in the right situation. Bronchitis and asthma flare-ups can also cause serious h... Read More

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