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Mariska Hargitay's Collapsed Lung Caused By Doing Her Own Stunts

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    Mariska Hargitay underwent surgery in January and was briefly hospitalized in March due to a partially collapsed lung, but the actress has keep mum on what caused her health scare, until now.

    "I've been doing my own stunts on the show for 10 years. I fell wrong, basically. I collapsed my lung doing a stunt," she told People at a dinner for the American Ballet Theater on Monday.

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    Adding, "I'm back to my old self."

    Following her surgery, the actress returned to work earlier this spring and says she is now in tip-top shape.

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    "I feel great… I've bounced back [after I] had a scary couple of months," the actress told Access Hollywood earlier this month at the Joyful Heart Foundation Gala in New York City. "I feel really good and really strong."

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