Epididymitis And Orchitis

Your Path

  • Epididymitis and Orchitis


  • Typically GNRs (e coli in particular)
  • Gonorrhea, Chlamydia if related to STI
  • Tuberculosis (often ill, living in endemic area, chronic)
  • Viral: Mumps most common, particularly if not vaccinated; others include Dengue, Zika
  • Medication related


  • Frequency
  • Urgency
  • Acute testicular pain and swelling
  • Acute pain w/urination

Physical Exam Findings

  • Swollen & tender epididymis and testis
  • Doesn't transiluminate
  • Urethral d/c if sti