Orchitis

What is Orchitis?

Orchitis meaning A complication of mumps infection occurring in males (who are beyond puberty). Symptoms begin 7-10 days after onset of mumps and include inflammation of the testicles, headache, nausea, vomiting, pain and fever. Most patients recover but in rare cases sterility occurs.

 

reference: Glossary of Vaccines and Immunizations Terms – www.vaccines.gov

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