Inflammation of the Testicle (Orchitis) Topic Guide
Inflammation of the Testicle (Orchitis): Orchitis is inflammation of one or both testicles in men, usually caused by an infection. Examples of causes of orchitis include a viral infection such as mumps, mononucleosis, coxsackievirus, E. coli, and STDs. Symptoms of orchitis include testicular swelling, redness, and pain; fever; nausea; fatigue; headache; body aches; and pain during urination. Treatment of orchitis depends upon the cause.
Testicular Pain Testicular pain has many causes including trauma, epididymitis (testicle infection) testicular torsion (a surgical emergency), STDs, enlarged prostate, inguinal hernia, orchitis, tumors, cancer, and kidney stones. Diagnosis and treatment depend on the cause of the cause of the testicular pain.