Risk factors for nonsexually transmitted orchitis include:

  • Not being immunized against mumps
  • Having recurring urinary tract infections
  • Having surgery that involves the genitals or urinary tract
  • Being born with an abnormality in the urinary tract

Sexual behaviors that can lead to STIs put you at risk of sexually transmitted orchitis. Those behaviors include having:

  • Multiple sexual partners
  • Sex with a partner who has an STI
  • Sex without a condom
  • A personal history of an STI
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