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What are the symptoms of an abdominal muscle strain?

The signs and symptoms of an abdominal muscle strain are pain with flexing the muscle and pain in the general area of the muscle. Muscle spasm, swelling, and bruising may also occur. (This answer provided for NATA by the University of Montana Athletic Training Education Program.)

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