Top
10
Doctor insights on: Mumps Cause Orchitis

Share
1

1
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

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Jeff McFadden
204 doctors shared insights

Mumps (Definition)

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


3

3
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?

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

4

4
Why is it more probable to come down with orchitis during an infection of mumps ?

Why is  it more probable to come down with orchitis during an infection of mumps ?

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

5

5
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?

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?

Anti inflammatory: Signoflam is an antiinflammatory its not an antiviral medication. Mmps is caused by a virus. You will not stop the progression of the disease with any medication. The signoflam will only help with the pain from swelling or with fever. ...Read more

7

7
How easily would an US pick up on orchitis in the very beginning stages( regular bacterial orchitis. not mumps/epidiymitis) ?

How easily would an US pick up on orchitis in the very beginning stages( regular bacterial orchitis. not mumps/epidiymitis) ?

Orchitis: Orchitis is usually diagnoses with swab testing or urine testing for the infection. An ultrasound is used to rule out other etiologies (such as testicular torsion) that can present in a similar way. All of these methods can be employed to diagnose the condition accurately. ...Read more

9

9
For bacterial orchitis(not mumps or std) what are the most common symptoms people experience? How common is fever in this case?

For bacterial orchitis(not mumps or std) what are the most common symptoms people experience? How common is fever in this case?

Mostly get fe,you m: IN bacterial orchitis , you will get swollen enlarged testis and painful . It is tender to touch, skin over it may be tight and warm .One gets fever also, depending on severity of bacterial infection .and should be treated with antibiotics as soon as possible . ...Read more

10

10
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?

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

Dr. Michael Pins
169 doctors shared insights

Orchitis (Definition)

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