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Inflammation of the Testicle (Orchitis) (cont.)

Orchitis Prevention

Certain measures can be taken to reduce the risk of developing orchitis.

  • Immunization against mumps can prevent mumps orchitis.
  • Choose not to have intercourse in high-risk situations where individuals may be exposed to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Condom use reduces the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Men older than 50 years of age should have their prostate gland examined during their yearly physical exams.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014
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