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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Exercise and Fitness
I took an exercise class where I overdid it. My body was very sore. The next day I did Pilates, and I did it again the following day. On this day, I noticed my abdomen to the right of my navel swelled. The swelling goes all the way past the hip bone. My muscles are sore when I press the area, but there is no pain. What can I do to reduce the swelling? And, what did I do?
In reference to any type of pain that you are experiencing due to exercising, it is advisable that you consult with your personal physician.
Carolyn Nickol, RD, MEd
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati