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What are medical treatments for orchitis?

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Most cases of orchitis -- and epididymo-orchitis -- are treated with antibiotics for a minimum of 10 days.

Mumps orchitis will clear up in 1 to 3 weeks.

Young, sexually active men need to make sure all their sexual partners are treated. You should use condoms or not have sex until all partners have taken antibiotics and are symptom-free.

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Trojian, T. April 2009. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 05, 2018

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Trojian, T. April 2009. Am Fam Physician,

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on February 05, 2018

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