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What is orchitis?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Testicle infection: Infection of the testicle. Potential causes include sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, chlamydia) or viral infections (e.g. Mumps).

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What are the tests for orchitis?

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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management 34 years experience
Ultrasound,microscop: Ultrasound, palpating of testes, microscopic exam of penile discharge of there is one.
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What are treatments for orchitis?

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Dr. Allison Greco
Dr. Allison Grecoanswered
General Practice 10 years experience
Generally Antibiotic: Orchitis is a painful infection of the testes that may result from infections such as mumps (particularly in adolescents), or sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea and chlamydia. It may also be caused by viruses. Your doctor can determine the cause of orchitis, and will prescribe an antibiotic, as well as pain control.

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