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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Infection( viral or bacterial) is the most common cause. The infection may not be due to an STD. Brucellosis can also cause it,(per wikipedia). If y ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Infection: The mumps virus can at times spread to the testicles and cause painful inflammation or orchitis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Very rarely: There is not much published information on the exact percentage of patients with fertility problems after orchitis, but orchitis of only one testicle ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes it can: Orchitis is an inflammation of the testicles due to the virus or bacteria. Common symptoms are: fever, nausea, pain and stress as a comorbidity fatigu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Yes: Severe orchitis especially with fevers affecting both testicles can cause infertility. Once treated, the testicles should return to normal sperm prod ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Orchitis is inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling) of one or both testicles, generally caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Influen ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Charles, Epididymitis and Orchitis have two primary causes: urinary bacteria and sexually transmitted bacteria. If you think you might have either epi ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
No: The condition itself would not cause any G.I. Symptoms but if you were taking an antibiotic for treatment, you could have G.I. Symptoms from the antib ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Low sperm count: Possibly but not likely. Oligospermia (low sperm count). Can be due to previous testis infection or epididymal scarring from previous infection and in ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Orchitis, inflammation of the testicles, usually results from the spread of infection from the epididymis, and under such circumstances it would not b ... Read More

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