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Are there some genetic reasons I get orchitis off and on?

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 more

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Genetic (Definition)

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


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I had orchitis after 2 months my testicle shrunk a little, what might be the reason ?

I had orchitis after 2 months my testicle shrunk a little, what might be the reason ?

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 more

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What is the genetic reason for causing kleinfelter's?

What is the genetic reason for causing kleinfelter's?

Extra X in men: Klinefelter syndrome is usually caused by an extra x chromosome in males, changing their normal 46, xy chromosome constitution to 47, xxy. The extra x causes tall stature with an asthenic build, underdevelopment of the testis and infertility. Sometimes there is more than one x, like 48, xxxy, often causing intellectual disability. The extra chromosome is a chance occurrence. ...Read more

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I'm curious, my cheeks are always rosy red for some reason, even if i'm not cold! is there a reason or is it just genetics?

I'm curious, my cheeks are always rosy red for some reason, even if i'm not cold! is there a reason or is it just genetics?

Many possibilities: Red cheeks are from the vasodialation of the vessles near the surface of your skin. Anger, embarrasment or stress can effect those vessles, also heat from excesize or fever can cause vessles to dialate to eliminate the heat. Alcohol causes capilaries to dialate as well. There are some medical causes of constant red cheeks such as rosacea or lupus. Your physician can diagnose that. ...Read more

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Is there a genetic reason for intestinal atresia?

Yes, in some cases: Most of intestinal atresia occur sporadically, though. ...Read more

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Did i get orchitis again? 2 months ago, had orchitis(only orchitis.) presc 4 weeks cipro (ciprofloxacin). took 3 pills felt better stopped. came back, finished dose ?

Did i get orchitis again? 2 months ago, had orchitis(only orchitis.) presc 4 weeks cipro (ciprofloxacin). 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

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Is there a reason incest leads to a lot of genetic disorders?

Is there a reason incest leads to a lot of genetic disorders?

Double dose of genes: Genetic disorders are more likely to show up from incest because people who are related have many genes in common. Usually the genes that cause genetic disorders are rare but if the parents share genes the baby is likely to get a double dose of the rare gene so the disorder is more likely to be apparent. For some genes it requires the same gene come from both parents to show up in the child. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get orchitis?

Do a lot of people get orchitis?

Testes infix: It is a common condition usually easily treated with a course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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How long does orchitis take to get better?

How long does orchitis take to get better?

Orchitis : This varies with the severity of the orchitis, but it is generally significantly improved after 2 weeks of appropriate antibiotic coverage. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get orchitis, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get orchitis, or is it unusual?

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

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Orchitis (Definition)

Orchitis is a condition in which one or both testicles are swollen. It can be caused by ...Read more