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A 24-year-old male asked:

I fell while snowboarding and kind of hurt my left abdomen. pain on my upper left rib cage has gradually worsened and is tender to touch. any concern?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Yes.: You could have injury to spleen. It can result in intra abdominal hemorrhage and even shock, so I would go to the Emergency Room right away for full evaluation.
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