It has been reported that some patients have been misdiagnosed with Orchitis, when in fact the correct diagnosis in their specific case was Gonorrhoea.
Gonorrhea needs to be diagnosed and treated as if it is left untreated, it can cause permeant health problems in both males and females. In males, gonorrhea can be aggravated with epididymitis and can lead to infertility. In females, the infection can spread into the reproductive system and cause pelvic inflammatory disease and can cause infertility. The infection is especially dangerous with pregnant women as the infection can be transmitted to the unborn baby and cause severe problems, Gonorrhea is diagnosed by a urine test for males and vaginal fluid testing for females. The infection can be treated easily with antibiotics.