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orchitis in children

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Testicle infection: Infection of the testicle. Potential causes include sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, chlamydia) or viral infections (e.g. Mumps).
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Ultrasound first: First you have to diagnose the cause of orchitis. I would first order a trsticular ultrasound . If caused by hyrocoele or varicocoele, then can be sur ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Ultrasound,microscop: Ultrasound, palpating of testes, microscopic exam of penile discharge of there is one.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Testes infix: It is a common condition usually easily treated with a course of antibiotics.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Siegel
39 years experience Urology
Pain and swelling: A painful, swollen testicle, often red and tender, sometimes accompanied by fever, chills and systemic illness.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Turek
34 years experience Urology
Weeks: A true infectious or traumatic orchitis can take 4-6 weeks for swelling to resolve and discomfort to end.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: Mild cases sometimes resolve on own, but better to get checked and treated rather than prolong duration of painful symptoms. In boys may be due to mum ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6weeks: Orchitis is an inflammation or infection of the testicle, often caused by a virus or bacteria. Symptoms of orchitis include pain, swelling, or a feeli ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience Urology
Testicle Pain: Testicle discomfort usually comes from inflammation, not infection. Antibiotics are useful, but alone don't always help. I suspect you have prostatiti ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Orchitis : This varies with the severity of the orchitis, but it is generally significantly improved after 2 weeks of appropriate antibiotic coverage.
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