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do a lot of people get orchitis?

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Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Testes infix: It is a common condition usually easily treated with a course of antibiotics.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Standing-alone orchitis as initial event is uncommon and may result infrequently from viral infection like mumps usually in childhood. Epididymitis is far more common resulting from the extension of bacterial UTI or STD-related urethritis; if it is not effectively treated, in time, the infection in epididymis will further extend to testis - orchitis. More detail? Ask Doc timely.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not common by itself: Mumps orchitis is probably best known form. Now fortunately rare due to childhood vaccinations. Epididymo-orchitis is not unusual and due to either ba ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
Orchitis : This varies with the severity of the orchitis, but it is generally significantly improved after 2 weeks of appropriate antibiotic coverage.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: Possible i think in y chromosome associated conditions. Better to check with genetic expert.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rolando Rivera
24 years experience Urology
Imaging?: Have you had an ultrasound to evaluate the testis.? If you still in severe pain i would advice you to return to the doctor and be reevaluated.

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