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What is orchitis?

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Orchitis is an inflammation of one or both testicles caused by infection or the mumps. It can also be caused by STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia.

SOURCES:  American Cancer Society: "Detailed Guide: Testicular Cancer." National Cancer Institute: "Testicular Cancer: Questions and Answers." Cummings, J. 2002. U.S. National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus: "Testicular Torsion;" "Epididymitis;" "Varicocele;" "Hydrocele;" and "Hernia." WebMD Feature: "Testicular Cancer: Self-Exams at Home." Walsh, P. 8th Ed., Elsevier, 2002. Mayo Clinic: "Orchitis."
Journal of Urology,Campbell's Urology,

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on October 5, 2019

SOURCES:  American Cancer Society: "Detailed Guide: Testicular Cancer." National Cancer Institute: "Testicular Cancer: Questions and Answers." Cummings, J. 2002. U.S. National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus: "Testicular Torsion;" "Epididymitis;" "Varicocele;" "Hydrocele;" and "Hernia." WebMD Feature: "Testicular Cancer: Self-Exams at Home." Walsh, P. 8th Ed., Elsevier, 2002. Mayo Clinic: "Orchitis."
Journal of Urology,Campbell's Urology,

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on October 5, 2019

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