A 50-year-old male asked:
Spleen pain during physical activity?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Steven Sheskier answered
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Side stitch: Pain under your diaphram/ribs on the left or right especially during running sports usuallly is caused by a spasm of your diaphragm. Of it is on the left side it may be interpretted as "spleen" pain. True spleen pain during physical activity may be a serious sign of have enlargement or an injury to your spleen. See a doctor for evaluation and possibly an MRI or ct scan.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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