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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Yes, however...: The long term sequelae of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and infections of the testicle and epididymis are different from the signs and symptoms of acute infec ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Neither gonorrhea nor chlamydia has ever been found to be carried that long in the male genital tract. In theory it might be possible. But at your age ... Read More

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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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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

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