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What are signs of a serious abdominal injury?

Signs of serious abdominal injury include:

  • Severe pain
  • Bruising
  • External bleeding
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting (sometimes blood)
  • Weakness
  • Thirst
  • Pain, tenderness, or a tight feeling in the abdomen
  • Organs protruding from the abdomen
  • Rigid abdominal muscles
  • Other signs of shock

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