What are the symptoms of acute orchitis? Orchitis is caused by many small diseases and can be classified into non-specific, viral, fungal, spirochemical, parasitic, invasive, and chemical types. Specific orchitis is often caused by epididymal tuberculosis invading the testes and is very rare. Clinically, non-specific orchitis and parotitis orchitis are common causes of male infertility.
The hazards of acute orchitis
Pathological observations with the naked eye mainly include testicular enlargement, congestion, and tension. When cutting open the testicles, there is a small abscess. Histologically, focal necrosis, edema of connective tissue and infiltration of lobulated nuclear granulocytes can be seen. seminiferous tubule have inflammation, hemorrhage and necrosis. In severe cases, testicular abscess and testicular infarction can be formed.
Symptoms of acute orchitis
During an acute attack, symptoms include swelling and pain of the testicles, redness and swelling of the scrotum, no urinary tract symptoms, a body temperature of up to 40 degrees Celsius, and signs of mumps or other acute infectious diseases. One or both testicles are swollen, with obvious tenderness, unclear boundary with the epididymis, and sometimes secondary to acute testicular hydrocele. During the laboratory examination, it was observed that white blood cells were elevated, urine routine was normal or occasionally protein was present, or microscopic hematuria was observed. Epidemic mumps can cause certain damage to renal function, and special viruses can be detected in urine.
Acute orchitis is often caused by blood borne infections or lymphatic transmission, and can be accompanied by various acute infectious diseases. It can induce serious diseases and pose great harm to male friends, even causing infertility. Therefore, special attention should be paid.