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Can mumps cause sterility in men?

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Dr. Jay Park answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Yes, but...: Rarely even after bilateral orchitis.

Answered 7/17/2012

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Possible: Although mumps can cause one or both testis to become inflamed in as many as 30% of teens or adults, sterility is rarely seen. Occasional reduction in size and or difference in size is seen after it resolves, they appear to recover in most cases.

Answered 10/15/2012

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