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Despite the risks of sedative drugs for older people, they are more likely to take these medicines than younger adults, a new study shows. The study focused on benzodiazepines. These drugs are used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Examples include alprazolam (X...

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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
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