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People with sleep apnea are more likely to develop high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. But a new study finds that this common breathing disorder could also increase their risk of developing osteoporosis, a bone-thinning disease. The study took plac...

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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