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What causes the pain in my side that occurs suddenly while I am running?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Side stitch

This is likely a side stitch caused by spasm of the diaphragm. Often seen in runners that are less conditioned.
Improving your breathing techniques and avoiding dehydration are a couple of strategies to employ to prevent these side stitches.

In brief: Side stitch

This is likely a side stitch caused by spasm of the diaphragm. Often seen in runners that are less conditioned.
Improving your breathing techniques and avoiding dehydration are a couple of strategies to employ to prevent these side stitches.
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