Back pain that occurs on the right side in the lumbar region, may be a symptom of a large number of diseases: diseases of the musculoskeletal system to inflammatory processes in the lung. To determine the origin of pain is difficult, therefore, when recurring symptoms should consult a doctor. Timely expert advice and a professional diagnosis will allow you to accurately determine the cause of the pain, in time to initiate appropriate treatment and, therefore, to avoid all sorts of complications.
Such symptoms are characteristic of a number of diseases:
- the lower respiratory tract;
- musculoskeletal (spine, muscle tissues of the back);
- Gastrointestinal tract (pancreas, liver, gall bladder, intestine);
- urinary and reproductive systems (of the right kidney, right ovary).
To determine which Agency will require additional attention, you need to analyze the nature of pain and its manifestations:
- as accurately as possible to determine the place of occurrence of the symptom;
- describe the pain (stabbing, cutting, aching, pulling, burning, sharp as lumbago, weak, in waves, a feeling of heaviness);
- to understand where gives (in the leg, arm, shoulder, etc.);
- to identify, there are additional symptoms (dizziness, nausea, vomiting, irregular bowel movement, fever, cough, weakness).
This will help to prepare for a visit to the doctor. Because the accuracy of patient responses in the primary reception depends, what studies will be assigned and how quickly are diagnosed.
In addition, it is important to remember, when first appeared pain, and what events preceded it. Perhaps the resulting pain is situational and it turned out after a serious physical exertion or awkward position of the body, and inflammation in the body is not being. This can happen sports heavy loads, long trip on the bus or long flights in the plane.
But if the pain persists or even increases, this suggests that the body was struck by a serious disease.
If it hurts right under ribs, back, back felt a constant dull, aching twitches, which are enhanced at small tapping with the fingertips on the bottom edge from the diseased kidney, is a clear sign of acute pyelonephritis. And the pain will not give, but are accompanied by high fever, often with chills, and frequent urination. Amid the General breakdown causes nausea, sometimes vomiting, edema.
In chronic right-sided pyelonephritis are pain in the right side from the back in the lower back is also aching, but pretty weak. It is greatly enhanced in the case of hypothermia. Additional symptoms that accompany this disease do not differ from the signs of the acute form: low-grade fever, frequent urination. But it happens that in the beginning of the disease is accompanied by symptoms, except pain, are absent.
If early in the disease periodically felt intermittent dull pain in right side at waist level in the back, which often appears after physical exertion or cough, put a nephroptosis (displacement of the kidney). The peculiarity of this disease is that the pain symptoms appear when the person is upright and disappears when he lies down. In the process of development of the disease, if left untreated, pain in the side will only increase, it may even be colic.
If very sore right side, from behind, attacks similar to the fight, during which the pain experienced in the lower abdomen to the pubes, then spreads across the lower back, it often indicates renal colic. Accompany the disease can temperature and vomiting, less abdominal distension. At similar symptoms it would be best to call an ambulance and immediately drink antispasmodic. If additional signs of illness are absent, as a means of pain good to use a warm hot water bottle. To take her better half-sitting so that the bladder was below the kidneys.
Aching, does not depend on the position of the body, back pain right side that comes sometimes to colic, the evidence of hydronephrosis (enlargement of the renal pelvis). This disease may be felt as weakness and nausea, the urine darkens and acquires a reddish tint, which indicates the presence of blood. To determine the presence of the disease is possible only with the help of ultrasound and x-rays.
If there is a sharp, piercing pain in the back right, which is accompanied by symptoms similar to the symptoms of pyelonephritis, and urolithiasis, as well as very high fever, chills, thirst and dry mouth - it is a kidney abscess (purulent inflammation). In this case, it requires one to call the ambulance and to get ready for surgery.
Various intensity dull pain in the right side in the back in the lumbar region, rising when running, fast walking and commuting, and also from a large number of fluid indicates the presence of urolithiasis. The disease is usually accompanied by difficult urination the degree of pain depends on the size of the stone in the urinary tract.
When it's right side from behind, and these sensations are prolonged and aching in nature, aggravated by physical activity, consumption of fatty and spicy foods, as well as after the adoption of the spirits and weaken the rest, on the face of liver disease. Additional symptoms: nausea, perhaps, heartburn, bitter taste in the mouth, fatigue, yellow skin tone.
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Very severe pain in right side under ribs is caused by lumbar herniated disc. Pain can go down below: the area under the knee, thigh, hamstring. Often when diseases people complain of numbness of certain areas of the lower limbs, tingling and burning in the toes, paresis. The pain is worse when walking and lying down becomes tolerant. Herniated disc of the lumbar treats orthopedic surgeon.
With different intensity of ache right side back in the field hypochondrium for two days after the fall. It speaks of the injury to the vertebral column. In this case it is necessary to seem to the surgeon. In some cases the accident can be damaged internal organs. Depending on this there are additional symptoms: pain, nausea, vomiting, headache. About must also be reported to your doctor.
If a dull intermittent pain that occurs in the right side on the back, gives to the shoulder, arm or leg prevents to move (lean) is an osteochondrosis (degenerative changes in the cartilage of the joints). The disease is one of the most common: to a greater extent or less it manifests itself every fifth Russian. It provokes the appearance a sedentary lifestyle. Back pain in the back occurs during physical exertion, sudden movement, as well as prolonged stay in one position. At the same time at rest pain subside.
Unilateral dull aching pain in the lower back, which is annoying, regardless of the mobility of the body and its position, and abruptly turns into a sharp cross when pressed with fingertips on disturbing part of the back often indicates the occurrence of spondylosis (vertebral deformation because of bone growth). Sometimes this disease is numbness of the feet. To establish the presence of spondylosis is possible by means of a comprehensive examination (MRI and x-rays). Treated disease anti-inflammatory and analgesic drugs.
If there is a nagging aching pain, which increases during the day and at sharp movements (bends, slopes) gives a cross, it's probably a disc herniation. Acute pain subsides in the supine position. To alleviate take pain relievers visit physical therapy office, take a course of therapeutic massage.
Severe pain, which gives to all parts of the spine, which is characterized by loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, lumbar muscles, tells about the sciatica. This disease affects the spinal cord. Sometimes the process is accompanied by a burning sensation in the affected area. To alleviate the condition, taking painkillers and massages.
The characteristic pointed or sharp pain that increases with deep breathing and when making sharp movements, said pleurisy. When inflammation of the pleura pain usually go away when you lie down on the patient side. Additional symptoms: cough, fever, shortness of breath. The disease can be ascertained through radiography.
If pain is felt under the shoulder or under the ribs, aggravated when breathing deeply, coughing, then it may be the beginning of pneumonia. In the future the temperature rises, there appears the cough, the phlegm, the feeling of weakness.
If the pain is severe, sharp, stabbing, radiates to the arms, shoulder, increases with breathing and coughing is a pneumothorax (gas accumulation in the pleura of the lungs). Person wants to sit or take polulezhachee position, appear shortness of breath, cold sweat, panic. Diagnosed by x-ray and puncture lungs.
Unbearable and constant severe pain only occurs in the last stages of cancer, when the tumor invades the pleura.
The pain is very severe, cutting right under the shoulder blade, says about the pulmonary infarction. Additional symptoms: shortness of breath, tachycardia, coughing up blood.
Diseases of the digestive system
Accompanied, as a rule, additional symptoms: abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting.
Flatulence – intestinal gas. The pain is dull, gnawing, accompanied with bloating. Appears after taking certain foods (beans, soda, etc.), as a consequence of intestinal disease or neurosis. Painful symptoms should be removed by antispasmodics and sorbents.
Appendicitis inflammation of the Appendix. If the Appendix is behind the caecum, painful sensations arise not in the stomach, as happens in most cases, and in the lower back at the bottom right. The pain is sharp, constant, radiates to the leg, groin, pelvic area. If you lie on your left side – it will grow. Additional symptoms: nausea, weakness, sometimes fever above 38 degrees. Requires urgent surgical intervention!
Intestinal colic – spasm of the muscles of the intestine. Lower back pain bottom burning: it increases, then decreases. After some time passes into the abdomen. Additional symptoms: weakness, frequent urination, nausea, diarrhea. Possible causes: food poisoning, stress, intestinal diseases, gastritis. In intestinal colic take antispasmodics and apply a heating pad.
Acute cholecystitis – inflammation of the gallbladder. Pain in right abdomen to upper quadrant, which gives to the area below the right scapula. May go away on their own after some time (half an hour). Occurs most often at night or in the morning, after eating fatty food or alcohol. Additional symptoms: bitter taste in mouth, nausea, vomiting bile, white coating on the tongue. It is diagnosed by blood tests, urine, stool, ultrasound of the gallbladder. Treated by surgery or drugs, necessarily diet.
Acute pancreatitis – inflammation of the pancreas. Pain in the lateral part of the abdomen, radiates to the lower back on the right. In rare cases, sensation from the abdomen are missing and are felt only in the back in the Central part on the right. The pain is dull: it is augmented, then diminished. Additional symptoms: nausea, vomiting without relief, a person acquires a grayish hue, bloating. If increased pain, call an ambulance! Waiting for the doctor, you can take antispasmodic. Chronic pancreatitis occurs dull pain in right side of back after eating or drinking.
Acute or nagging pain under right rib can be a result of psychosomatic disorders. Usually, it occurs intermittently and lasts long. In this case, will help a person get rid of pain neurologist or psychiatrist.
The cause of discomfort in lower right back can be diseases of the urinary system. When they discomfort persists and does not decrease, even if the person is stationary. The fairer sex should be taken into account that the pain is centered under the right edge, are a symptom of a number of gynecological diseases. For their diagnostics it is necessary to apply to the antenatal clinic.
Pain in right side, felt in the back is a symptom, the appearance of which is possible in the following diseases. Pain in the right side of the abdomen can be triggered by diseases of the pancreas. Yes, pain can occur right before menstruation.
But not always, nagging pain in the lower back indicates a problem with health. If it occurs after night and then disappears, then the cause is uncomfortable bed. In this case, one just need to change the mattress
If it hurts on the right side of the abdomen
Abdominal pain can be caused by a variety of reasons. So you can assume what caused the pain, it is necessary to understand such indicators as location, nature, duration, precipitating factors.
The occurrence of pain in right side under ribs and in the abdomen can cause a variety of diseases of the digestive, genitourinary and retroperitoneal tissue space. The right side aches during pregnancy when the growing uterus presses on the pelvic and abdominal cavity.
To determine the cause of back pain on the right or left should not be guided by some symptoms, it is essential to visit a physician and to conduct additional laboratory and instrumental examination.