At present, the number of urinary and reproductive infections in China is on the rise, and there are more than 20 types of urinary diseases in clinical practice. The various urinary diseases caused by male urinary and reproductive infections have become a major concern of global medical experts. Their harm is extremely strong, and if not treated in a timely and effective manner, they can easily recur and persist, causing great harm to male reproductive health, and even endangering marital harmony and family stability.
The common male reproductive organ infections mainly include the "five inflammations", namely orchitis, urethritis, prostatitis, non bacterial prostatitis, and epididymitis.
It is caused by various pathogenic bacteria and viruses that infect through the bloodstream, lymphatic vessels, vas deferens, or epididymis, with orchitis caused by mumps being the most common. Mumps is an acute infectious disease caused by a virus, which can easily lead to orchitis in adults. In the acute phase, the patient presents with redness, swelling, and pain of the scrotal skin, with a noticeable feeling of heaviness and swelling when walking. If not treated properly in the acute phase, it can turn into chronic orchitis.
Multiple retrograde infections, which are caused by the direct invasion of bacteria into the urethra. In the acute phase, the patient presents with congestion and edema of the urethral mucosa, or the formation of erosive ulcers, redness and swelling of the urethral opening, mucinous or purulent secretions, and tenderness and hardening of the urethra; Severe cases can affect the epididymis and spermatic cord.
(Intern Editor: Cai Junyi)