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Can orchitis cause infertility?

hello doctor! actually my friend told me that doctor said he has a problem of orchitis.but he says there is no symptoms of that disease.He feels that his one of testes is hard like a stone. His doubt is that whether this problem may lead to some infertility or may cause any other sexual problems?
Thu, 23 Jul 2020
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Hello,

Orchitis can rarely cause infertility. You can go for a semen analysis to check whether the sperm count is normal or not.

Hope I have answered your queries. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain
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Can orchitis cause infertility?

Hello, Orchitis can rarely cause infertility. You can go for a semen analysis to check whether the sperm count is normal or not. Hope I have answered your queries. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain