Pain in the side of the rear (left, right)

Back pain is familiar to everyone. Sometimes a longer stay in a comfortable position leads to discomfort and sometimes even pain. Pain in the lower back and hips back pain – the symptom is quite dangerous, because you can be your own pathological process.

Pain from hip back pain can be a signal of diseases of various systems and internal organs. A very common symptom. Such pain becomes and the temporary and permanent nature.

Causes of pain in the right and left side of back

  • problems with the respiratory system (inflammation of the pleura, pneumonia, cancer, diseases of the bronchi or lungs, etc.);
  • problems of the urinary and the genitourinary system (e.g. renal colic, pyelonephritis, prostatitis);
  • gynecological diseases (pain stretches);
  • disorders of the peripheral nervous system or spinal cord (lumbago);
  • diseases of the musculoskeletal system (in particular, osteochondrosis, osteomyelitis);
  • dynamic causes related to the unfortunate movement or unsuccessful posture, excessive load on the back;
  • bruises, injuries, fall.

Diseases of the respiratory system

This, of course, not colds, not about ARI, but about the more serious diseases.

Inflammation of the pleura

Characteristic symptoms:

  • chest pain shear of the character;
  • the pain is dependent on the respiratory movements;
  • the pain gives in the side of the back.

Spontaneous pneumothorax

May be accompanied by a sharp unexpected pain in the breast. Such a pain sometimes gives to the blade.


Characteristic symptoms:

  • there is a mild or intense pain in the chest;
  • the pain in my shoulder;
  • the pain becomes stronger, when coughing, taking a deep breathing;
  • in the lungs there is shortness of breath;
  • body temperature increased (fever).

Cancer of the lungs or bronchi

The nature of the pain and its intensity may vary, are dependent on the location and extent of the prevalence of the process.


  • when the pathology of the peaks of the lung is pain in my shoulder, arms, hands;
  • then comes the chest pain;
  • such pain is amplified when coughing, breathing, movements of the torso.
  • When lesions of the intercostal nerves of the head happens to herpes zoster nature.

Pathology of the kidney


During pathological processes in the area of the kidneys, pain in the back corresponds to the diseased kidneys occur, if sick, right kidney, then pain in the back, will be on the right side.


More often arises as a result of bacterial infection.


  • pain in the lower back dull whine of the character;
  • the pain can be of varying intensity;
  • can be paroxysmal pain;
  • general weakness;
  • nausea, vomiting;
  • chills;
  • of intoxication syndrome;
  • increased temperature.

Chronic pyelonephritis can be expressed in a constant bad aching pain in the lower back. Pain in this disease is the most expressed in the wet cold weather.

Kidney stones disease

In this disease, in the urinary organs are made up of stones. Pathology practically does not manifest until the occurrence of a heart attack:

  • dull pain in the lower back;
  • after the physical exertion make the pain worse;
  • gets worse after driving (in particular, the shaking driving);
  • gets worse after a long walk.

Alone blockage of the ureter (this is the attack) is manifested by the following symptoms:

  • acute pain in the lower back;
  • nausea, vomiting;
  • the presence of blood in the urine.

Renal colic

Characteristic symptoms:

  • the pain has a cramping character;
  • the pain will not subside when you change position of the body.

Lesions of the spinal cord and the peripheral nervous system

The cause of back pain is often the hernia of the intervertebral disc, and when this pathology painful significantly expressed.

The pain is usually reports on the move of the patient nerve, that starts to hurt not only your back, but even that part of the body to which it is directed nerve.

Dynamic causes

Temporary pain on the right or left side can be caused by different dynamic factors:

  • the sudden movement;
  • inappropriate posture while sitting;
  • a failed attempt to bend or on the contrary straighten.

Excessive load on the muscles of the back

A lot of cases chronic or the individual back pain is associated with significant loads on the lower back.

The effort of the muscles of the back occurs in the following cases:

  • sitting behind a computer, especially a long;
  • long stay behind a desk;
  • the performance of domestic work in a sitting (knitting, sewing, etc.);
  • longer stay behind the wheel of a car.

Doctors recommend working behind the desk will try to dig deeper sat down on a chair and leaning on the back of a chair.

Lumbar pain, its syndromes


The primary syndrome


  • osteochondrosis;
  • spondiloartrozom.

Typical encircling the head. Called degenerative-dystrophic changes of the flag of the spine. This condition is typical in general for degenerative disc disease, in which bone and cartilage tissue caught off guard. If caught off guard by the intervertebral joints, then put the diagnosis of spondylarthrosis'.

The secondary syndrome


  • scoliosis;
  • arthritis;
  • tumors;
  • infectious diseases;
  • shingles;
  • ischemic stroke with impaired spinal blood circulation;
  • fracture of a vertebra (spinal department);
  • displacement of the intervertebral disc;
  • Venereal disease (a disease transmitted sexually transmitted diseases);
  • other diseases of organs of small pelvis.

Hernia of the intervertebral disc

Intervertebral hernia – the most common problem. More often occurs in people over 40 years of age, although can occur at an early age.

The reason for the herniation of the disk – degeneration of muscle and connective tissue. Since the spine as if settles.

The vertebrae closer to one to one, the discs between the vertebrae flattened, beginning to bulge beyond the vertebral column. For this reason, the roots of the nerves compressed. This leads to acute pain in the lower back. Such pain can the irradiation step.

Symptoms of pathology in the in the vicinity of pain in the back

Encircling pain in the back, gives in the hip, can sometimes be the only symptom of a disease. For example, at diseases of organs of small pelvis, pain often occurs in the sacral area, and in diseases of the organs of the abdominal cavity the pain moves to the area of the lower back.

Often encircling the pain has the characteristics of the pain syndrome of the body, which is impressed.

If the pain gives to the left hand side, then we can assume the presence of an inflammatory process in the lower part of the colon.

Accompanying symptoms:

  • disorders of the chair;
  • rumbling in the abdomen;
  • increased education of gases in the intestines.

Each encircling either gives in boca pain in the back requires a skilled diagnostics to determine the adequate therapy. It's not worth it to self-medicate!

Pain in the back on the right side

Some of the causes of back pain from the right side:

  • on the right middle part of back pain – problems with the kidneys;
  • under the scapula acromion on the right side – maybe a pinched nerve, or lung disease (pneumonia, pleurisy, cancer, lung disease and bronchitis);
  • under the ribs in the right side – the pancreas, gall bladder, liver.
  • in the back on the right side in the lower part of the back – pathology of the spine the pillar or hernia between vertebrae of any violations in the work of the urinary system;
  • if the pain comes only in the morning, then maybe it is to blame the inappropriate mattress, but not out of the question and dystrophy of muscles.

A few words read more about the various causes of pain on the right side of the back.

Heart attack cholecystitis

The characteristics of pain and symptoms:

  • the pain may fade in few days;
  • sometimes pain in the right side on the back gives on the right shoulder blade or rib cage on the right;
  • the pain is accompanied by fever;
  • nausea, vomiting;
  • bitterness in the mouth;
  • the muscles of the peritoneum stretched;
  • can be intestinal spasm;
  • ever – worsening hearing;
  • there may be a discharge from the nose;
  • sometimes – dizziness;
  • All the symptoms he talks about gallbladder disease. Are not excluded and stones in the gallbladder. Then the patient surgery is required.


The pain from the side of the back can arise suddenly and may have a repetitive character. In any case it is not necessary to delay the manipulation to a medical facility. And the more is not recommended to self-prescribe you painkillers or physiotherapy, massage.

The intake of painkillers funds can grease the clinical picture of the disease and make it more difficult establishing the correct diagnosis, and manual therapy, applied not to the testimony, can ever harm.

Only after the diagnosis the doctor will prescribe an adequate treatment – required anaesthetics and medicines for the treatment of the underlying disease. Sometimes you may need surgery. Do not forget that the pain is from the side, back, sometimes, may be indicative of a serious pathology, so a timely appeal for medical aid to help keep not only the health but sometimes even life.

And, probably, extra say, that when injury or fall, getting accident it is necessary to immediately summon emergency assistance, turn to the traumatologist for the provision of emergency care.