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When should you call a doctor about orchitis?

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If you think you may have orchitis, or notice redness, swelling, pain, or inflammation of your scrotum or a testicle, call your doctor right away. If you can't see your doctor soon or symptoms get worse, go to the emergency room. Most cases of orchitis caused by bacteria need antibiotics right away.

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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