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Inflammation of the Testicle (Orchitis) (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Individuals who experience testicular pain, redness, or swelling should promptly seek medical care and evaluation. Do not delay medical care as other emergency conditions, such as testicular torsion (twisting of the spermatic cord), are also characterized by testicular pain and tenderness. If the affected male is unable to promptly see his health care practitioner, go to an emergency department. Also, if the person has been evaluated and their condition continues to worsen, they should seek medical care.

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Orchitis is an acute inflammatory reaction of the testis secondary to infection.

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