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does orchitis result to male infertility?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Orchitis: Not if treated appropriately.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Although it is possible. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/orchitis/basics/complications/con-20032815
Answered on Oct 19, 2015

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See below: Only if you have chlamydia or gonorrhea - orchittis is not necessarily due to a std.

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