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Pain when running

I am 21 and i am not the fittest person ever, but i am not awful, i have recently started running again (as the weather is nicer) and i have found that after a shorter and shorter length i time i start to get a stabbing pain in the right side abdomen area, once i stop running then the pain stops but as soon as i start again it comes back. I am easing myself back into running quite slowing i don't run too fast but the pain is really starting to get annoying. It doesn't feel like a stitch as i can normally run through them without much trouble but this new pain means i have to stop, i think if i carried on through it i may fall over :s. Any help or ideas as to what this could be would be greatly appreciated.
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are you stretching before you run? that sounds like you might be tugging at a muscle that's not so warmed up yet...
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Try Zumba
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Isn't that referred to as 'side stitches'?  You are most likely pushing yourself more than what your body is ready for.  I hear of many people complaining of that after running and not being in shape yet.  You need work up to your speed and distance gradually.  
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