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What kind of bacteria causes orchitis?

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Bacteria that commonly cause orchitis include Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus, and Streptococcus. Bacteria that cause sexually transmitted diseases (STD), such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis, can cause orchitis in sexually active men.

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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