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Ive been having a constant side stitch on my left side after playing soccer for 5 hrs straight. why is this? the pain is whenever i walk or run thanks

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Muscle: This would suggest a strain and microtears of muscle. It would take resting of that muscle body from vigorous exertion for 7-10 days for healing to take place. If symptoms persist or worsen see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation.

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Last updated Aug 14, 2015

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