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Mumps Cause Orchitis
Mumps is a viral infection of children caused by the paramyxovirus virus. The salivary glands (esp. Parotid behind the ears) swell. The paramyxovirus virus is spread by direct contact with an infected person's sneeze or cough. With nearly universal immunization in childhood, there are few cases ...Read more
Does bacterial orchitis usually cause atrophy?? (Not an STI or mumps) if left untreated? And would it have to be left for a very long period to cause?
Here are some ...: Yes, it can be but widely vary depending on the degree of resultant tissue injury & circulation deprivation by infection over time. Being left untreated means let the natural battle between personal immune defense and bacteria to proceed and unfold. Sometimes the host win and win a big way, but at times a small or disastrous way. So, treat it actively if any possible so to minimize its sequel. ...Read more
Common Site: With the mumps virus (as well as similar viruses), the testes are a common site for inflammation. It is unknown why certain viruses effect certain parts of the body, but it may be due to the type of cells in the area and their function. There has been a dramatic increase in mumps orchitis seen in the past few years. This is most likely due to the increase in unvaccinated or poorly vacc. Males. ...Read more
For mumps doc suggested signoflam tablet for 10 days,2 times a day..Now he got orchitis can he continue to take the same tablet till he feels better?
Yes: It can atrophy.Get a more detailed answer ›
How easily would an US pick up on orchitis in the very beginning stages( regular bacterial orchitis. not mumps/epidiymitis) ?
The testicular tissue is destroyed by mumps orchitis. Now what is the treatment about it? N.B. Sperm count is 0% - 3%.
For bacterial orchitis(not mumps or std) what are the most common symptoms people experience? How common is fever in this case?
For NON-STD or NON-mumps orchitis is cipro (ciprofloxacin) usually the drug of choice? How effective is 2 weeks of cipro (ciprofloxacin)/cipro (ciprofloxacin) in general for that? In "most" cases?
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for most cases: A 2 week course of cipro for bacterial non-std orchitis should be highly effective. Antibiotics prescribed will depend on the patient age and underlying cause of the bacterial infection. Antibiotics commonly used may include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), ceftriaxone (Rocephin - only IV or IM), doxycycline (Vibramycin, Doryx), or azithromycin (Zithromax). ...Read more
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