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Causes of Epididymitis

Causes of Epididymitis

Epididymitis is caused by a bacterial infection that spreads from the urethra or bladder to the tube between the testicle and vas deferens. Gonorrhea and chlamydia bacteria are the most common infectious agents causing epididymitis. E. coli and Mycobacterium tuberculosis can also cause epididymitis.

List of causes of Epididymitis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Epididymitis) that could possibly cause Epididymitis includes:

Causes of Epididymitis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Epididymitis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Epididymitis Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

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Epididymitis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Epididymitis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Epididymitis:

Epididymitis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Epididymitis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Epididymitis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Epididymitis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Epididymitis. Our database lists the following as having Epididymitis as a complication of that condition:

Epididymitis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Epididymitis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Epididymitis. Our database lists the following as having Epididymitis as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Epididymitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Epididymitis may be found in:


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