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Can orchitis cause infertility?

Can orchitis cause infertility?

Yes: Particularly mumps orchitis has been associated with sub-normal male fertility, but it is not all-or-nothing. Semen analysis is a very reliable measure for assesing whether harm has been doen. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Hypothetically, how often will chronic orchitis cause infertility? Hypothetically, what are the sequelae of orchitis/chronic orchitis? Just wondering.

Hypothetically, how often will chronic orchitis cause infertility? Hypothetically, what are the sequelae of orchitis/chronic orchitis? Just wondering.

Here's some..: Inflammatory diseases of testes may not only damage cells for sperm formation which is usually recoverable, but cause the blockage of sperm transportation tube. Together, male fertility will be negatively affected. More? Seek professional evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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Does orchitis result to male infertility?

Does orchitis result to male infertility?

Not usually: Although it is possible. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/orchitis/basics/complications/con-20032815

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Can orchitis be caused by the flu?

Can orchitis be caused by the flu?

Maybe: Orchitis is inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, swelling) of one or both testicles, generally caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Influenza virus (the flu) is one of the viruses that has been reported to occasionally cause orchitis as part of a generalized febrile illness. ...Read more

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Can with holding ejaculations cause epididmytis-orchitis?

Can with holding ejaculations cause epididmytis-orchitis?

No: Charles, Epididymitis and Orchitis have two primary causes: urinary bacteria and sexually transmitted bacteria. If you think you might have either epididymitis or orchitis, see your doctor to get checked out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can orchitis problem effect my digestion or cause drooling ?

Can orchitis problem effect my digestion or cause drooling ?

Unclear...: Orchitis means inflammation or infection of the testes. It true, consider if you got mumps. In fact, epididymitis (infection or inflammation around the testes_ is more common in young sexually active men like you. Besides, many other reasons may cause pain or ache in the sac. Professionals can help you differentiate what might have happened to you. Best wish... ...Read more

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Could a very minor hit to the testis cause epidymits orchitis?

No,...: A hit at most means a contusion, which results in tissue bruise, and in turn, it will heal up without consequence. For a man of 39, i would still concern about possible std-related epididymitis if any. So, collect the feature-degree and progress of pain over time, and bring those to see doc timely for analysis, physicals, possible tests... So to deduce DX for proposing rx. Best wish... ...Read more

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Does epididmitis orchitis cause sexual problems? Erectical dysfunction etc?

Does epididmitis orchitis cause sexual problems? Erectical dysfunction etc?

Low sperm count: Possibly but not likely. Oligospermia (low sperm count). Can be due to previous testis infection or epididymal scarring from previous infection and inflammation, however most men who have had epididymitis or even orchitis do not subsequently find themselves sub fertile or infertile. See a urologist and have a semen analysis. Ed is definitely not related. ...Read more

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How does mumps cause orchitis?

How does mumps cause orchitis?

Infection: The virus infects the testicular tissue, causing damage. This reaction often is very painful and can lead to fertility problems.Prevent the the risk by immunizations. ...Read more

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Will orchitis cause sterility?

Very rarely: There is not much published information on the exact percentage of patients with fertility problems after orchitis, but orchitis of only one testicle should not decrease fertility as long as the other testicle is normal. After orchitis of both testes, some reports say about 10% of men will have decreased fertility, and very rarely will a man become sterile. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Pins
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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