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Why are some cases of pain in the elderly left untreated?

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Safe pain treatment is available for older adults. While they are more likely to experience pain than the general population, in many cases, older adults are under-treated. Many older adults feel pain is just a natural part of aging and don't tell their doctors about their problem. If you or someone you love is in pain, talk to a doctor.

From: Treating Pain in the Elderly WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

SOURCE: National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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