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Are There Some Genetic Reasons I Get Orchitis Off And On
Possibly, not likely: Infections are the most common reasons, especially chlamydia and gonorrhea, which are sexually transmitted diseases (stds). There are very good tests for these. Very rarely recurrent orchitis is caused by a birth defect of the urinary tract - an abnormal connection of your "plumbing" for your urine. This link might be helpful: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002259/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more
It is most likely a: Complication from your orchitis. Testicular atrophy is a known potential complication of orchitis. It can cause one or both testicles to shrink. Please see this excellent article by the mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/orchitis/ds00602/dsection=complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 bacteria traveling from the urinary tract, or due to a viral infection. Traumatic orchitis can also result from a blow or injury to the testes. ...Read more
Did i get orchitis again? 2 months ago, had orchitis(only orchitis.) presc 4 weeks cipro. took 3 pills felt better stopped. came back, finished dose ?
Possibly.: If you stopped you antibiotics after only 3 doses; you probably did not eradicate the infection. It is important to take antibiotics as directed and until the course of therapy is completed. You should get re-checked by your physician. ...Read more
Can epididymo-orchitis cause the affected testicle to temporarily get smaller, ride higher - particularly when tired or after hot shower, etc?
I have been diagnosed with Orchitis/epididymitis and would like to know if it's harmful to masturbate. Will it help get rid of the infection?
Nitrofurantin work for bacterial orchitis? 30 day supply, not helping after 17 days. was told won't penetrate into testis. should i stop/ get cipro?
I am 22 and i got chicken pox on my testicles i heard you can get sterile from orchitis how do I know if its orchitis or just chicken pox now ?
Deep breath!!: Well...You can get chicken pox anywhere on your body. Just because you have them on your scrotum doesn't mean you have orchitis! orchitis is swelling (inflammation) of one or both of the testicles. The most common cause now a days is (or was) mumps. Chicken pox (herpes) doesn't do that! ...Read more
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