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What are symptoms of orchitis?

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With orchitis, you may have sudden pain in one or both testicles that may spread to your groin. Other symptoms include:

  • One or both of your testicles may be tender, swollen, and red or purple.
  • You might have a "heavy feeling" in the swollen testicle.
  • You might see blood in your semen.

You also might have high fever, nausea, vomiting, pain with urination, or pain from straining with a bowel movement, groin pain, or pain during sex.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 21, 2020

Medically Reviewed on 9/21/2020

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

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 21, 2020

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

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 21, 2020

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