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The "super bug" known as MRSA isn't just in hospitals, prisons and locker rooms. A new study shows that it could be in your home, too. MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. These staph bacteria are hard to kill because they resis...

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Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum

Seek immediate medical attention! Your pain could be a sign of a medical emergency, such as testicular torsion, or a severe infection such as orchitis. Failing to get urgent attention could result in severe damage to the testicle.

Online Medical Reviewer: Faculty of Harvard Medical School
Date Last Reviewed: 6/14/2006
Date Last Modified: 11/1/2007