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Scars: Anything that can leave a scar in this tubing can lead to fluid filled swelling and cysts. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
No...: But distinguishing orchitis, from epididymitis, from testicualr torsion can be quite difficult, and an enlrged testis from cancer could also be in that category. The highest risk of testis cancer is from an undescended testis, or an undescended testis that has been brought into the scrotum by orchiopexy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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If a testicular infection(orchitis) causes atrophy of a testicle, will that testicle produce less testosterone or are leydig cells more resistant?
I would not try: if you feel pain or a mass in your testicle, you should see your family doc or better yet an urologist. Please do not self diagnose. ...Read more
Epididymo-orchitis.: Infections of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle (orchitis) can cause severe testicular pain. In younger men, this is usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. In older men, it is often due to urinary tract pathogens such as e. Coli and proteus. If you have significant testicular pain, please get evaluated. A scrotal ultrasound can determine if scrotal pain is due to infection or torsion. ...Read more
Diagnosed with left testicular hydrocele.
I consulted 2 doctors, 1 said infection & prescribed medicines, 2nd said no infection. Should I take med?
Depends. : A hydrocele is a benign condition and it seldom causes any symptoms other than a large bulge in your pants and some heaviness. If it grows bigger and it is difficult to cope with it, surgery may be indicated. I don't like aspirations it seldom helps. Hydroceles very rare get infected if they do antibiotics are indicated. If the hydrocele was caused by orchitis then you may need antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the dangers of having testicular atrophy as a result of an orchitis infection and how can it be tested for ?!
Is there any extreme drug such as for example HGH or the like that could reverse a one sided testicular atrophy following an infection that caused it?
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