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how is orchitis prevented?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid Mumps. . .: Prevention of orchitis includes: being up-to-date on mumps vaccinations (mmr vaccine); avoiding std's (sexually transmitted diseases); and for a middle-aged or older man, keeping his prostate gland healthy.
Answered on Jan 19, 2014
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Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
infection prevent. : Orchitis is an inflammation of one or both testicles, most commonly associated with the virus that causes mumps. At least one-third of males who contract mumps after puberty develop orchitis. Other causes of orchitis usually are bacterial, including sexually transmitted infections (stis), such as gonorrhea or chlamydia. Bacterial orchitis often results from epididymitis. See urologist to discuss.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Orchitis: Get MMR vaccination.
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Ultrasound,microscop: Ultrasound, palpating of testes, microscopic exam of penile discharge of there is one.
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