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will untreated orchitis cause atrophy if under two month timespan?it was bacterial. was given wrong antibiotics.(nitrofurantoin)was not uti/std.tested

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Atrophy: doubtful if infection responded to all antibiotic therapy. It is possible to have some testicular scarring from the infection. Atrophy might result from a very longstanding infection.
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