The cause of pain in right side

One of the frequent reasons for concern and appeal to the doctors among the patients is pain in the right side or on your back. This symptom accompanies the development of many diseases of various organs. Some of them are very dangerous and can lead to death. This is the reason why at the occurrence of pain in the side of the right is to be sure to see a doctor to determine the cause.

The pain, localized in the right side, in various diseases varies according to the nature and localization.

The character of pain in the right side

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In some cases, the localization of pain corresponds to the finding of the affected organ. Pain appear of a different nature: the dull and gnawing, sharp and sharp, permanent or recurring. Such pain occurs when damage to the pancreas (pancreatitis). Sometimes the pain will appear, if the inflammatory process is involved the peritoneum. When it is good is determined by its location. Its often described as a burning, spicy or sting. The intensity increases when you change the position, while running, walking, lifting up the hand.

If you feel such a pain in the right side, then it is necessary to exclude surgical diseases:

If the pain arises when damage to the aperture (the cause may be a hernia), then it is better in breathing and cough, gives in your hands (in the shoulder area). One of the manifestations of pain in the right side can be umbilical colic. It is manifested by sharp, regular, cramping pain, which is caused by increased peristalsis or stretching of the intestine. It occurs most often during or after a meal. Felt in the area around the navel, when this celebrated nausea, pallor, vomiting. Colitis and enterocolitis accompanied by the emergence of umbilical colic. Long and strong pain according to the type of colic in the right hypochondrium signals diseases of the liver and the bile tract (hepatitis, cholecystitis, dyskinesia of the bile tract). In a separate category is necessary to highlight the "reflected" pain. Is it pain from internal organs, which is carried out on certain areas of the skin. In diseases of the liver and gallbladder can put in the blade, and in diseases of the pancreas, and the duodenum gives to the back and lower back, but also feel under the ribs on the right and left side.

Localization of pain in the right side

Pain in the right side top:

  1. diseases of the stomach and duodenum;
  2. diseases of the liver;
  3. diseases of the bile ducts;
  4. diseases of the right kidney;
  5. diseases of the pancreas;
  6. the right pneumonia;
  7. appendicitis;
  8. liposuction of the abdominal form of myocardial infarction.

Pain in the right side in the middle:

  1. volvulus or intussusception of the intestines;
  2. appendicitis;
  3. diseases of the right kidney.

Pain in right side of abdomen below:

  1. the defeat of the kidneys;
  2. the defeat of the appendages of the uterus;
  3. diseases of the urinary bladder;
  4. appendicitis;
  5. inguinal hernia.

When he meets pain pain in right side lower abdomen?

If you have pain in the right side of the lower abdomen, pain in that nagging, dull, then it's worth it to have some diseases.

In women it can be the following pathology:

  1. pyelonephritis;
  2. glomerulonephritis;
  3. appendicitis;
  4. right adnexitis;
  5. ovarian cysts;
  6. dyskinesia of the bile tract on hypotonic type;
  7. gallstone disease.

Also pain in the right side at the bottom of the can manifest at the time of ovulation of the egg from the ovary.

In men is most often on the lower part of the abdomen on the right side appear pain in the following diseases:

Disorders, accompanied by pain in the right side

Diseases of the stomach and duodenum

Gastritis. For it are characteristic the dull slack recurrent pain in the right side under the ribs and the sternum, appear more often over two hours after a meal or on an empty stomach in the morning. Ill complain about the reduction of appetite, belching of sour air, constipation or diarrhea.

Duodenitis accompanied by aching pain in the right side under the ribs for over two hours after a meal. The pain may radiation (back) in the right blade, back, may be in the area. Also, patients may interfere with the vomiting, heartburn, belching, bitter, weakness, sweating, diarrhea.

Hiatal hernia

Hepatitis – acute or chronic inflammation of the liver caused by viruses, alcohol, autoimmune diseases, poisons. For all hepatitis b is the typical pallor, weakness, slight increase in body temperature, weight loss, loss of appetite, yellowness of the skin, itching skin, pain in the right side below the ribs.

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Gallstone disease – a disease for which is typical the formation of stones in the gallbladder and ducts. Pain in the gallstone disease is most often a dull, aching, gives in the right blade and shoulder. There was a strengthening of pain during stress, a violation of diets, shaking, a sharp change in the weather. When the progression of the disease celebrates the intense, cutting of metal sheets, stabbing pain in the right side of the top, exudes in the area of the right scapula, shoulder. such an attack of pain called gall colic. During a seizure is sick, are restless, torn, screaming or moaning. You may experience vomiting, nausea.

Cholecystitis (without stone) – inflammation of the gallbladder. The main symptom is cholecystitis – pain in the right hypochondrium. Intensifies when consuming rich spicy, fatty foods, alcohol, carbonated water. Can put on his right shoulder blade. In the majority of patients is accompanied by vomiting, nausea, belching, bitter, skin itching.

Bowel disease

Appendicitis begins with the advent of acute pain, more often in the right side below the ribs. Gradually the pain goes up to the area of the navel, and then down into the hip area. At the same time the temperature rises, there may be nausea and vomiting, weakness and decreased appetite.

Enteritis – inflammation of the mucous membrane of the small intestine. Pain in right side down (in the right iliac area) will appear at slaughter ileum. When enteritis according to the nature of the pain may be constant, or paroxysmal. Accompanied by rumbling in the abdomen,edema, diarrhea.

Inguinal hernia on the right accompanied by transient acute pain in the right hip and groin, which appears after physical exertion and lifting of heavy weights, gives step. In addition, during the paroxysm of pain in right side down to appear a protrusion, disappearing in the supine position.

Diseases of the kidneys and bladder

Pyelonephritis – an infectious inflammation of the kidneys. The pain in pyelonephritis arises more often on one side. If the affected right kidney, then the pain, severe pain noted in the right side in the back, in the lower back can hurt in the right side of the abdomen from the bottom. The basic manifestations of pyelonephritis: an increase in body temperature in the evening, painful urination, constant thirst, pale with dark circles under the eyes, morning facial swelling, headache, may be vomiting. Urine is excreted with an unpleasant odor, is cloudy.

Diseases of the respiratory tract

Pneumonia – inflammation of the lungs. When you defeat a lower proportion is typical pain in the right side, and from above, so also on the whole body. Celebrating an acute beginning, with fever and cough, puffy, weakness, sweating. It is more common in children. Pleurisy – inflammation of pleural sheets surrounding the lungs. Pain in the inflammation of the pleura down to the right hip, accompanied by pain when swallowing and painful hiccups. A typical forced position the patient – sitting position with tilt forward.

Gynecological diseases

Adnexitis – inflammation of the ovaries and the fallopian tubes. When this disease arises from an attack of acute pain in the lower abdomen to the right or left, can give in the lower back. A heart attack is very similar to renal colic. Chronic adnexitis may be the cause of pain in right side during sexual act. Ovarian cyst is manifested by the emergence of a aching constant pain in the lower abdomen, rising at the time of menstruation. At break or festering cysts sufferers feel a sharp pain like when you strike with a dagger.

Apoplexie (rupture) cysts leads to the formation of sharp pain in the lower abdomen that may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, loss of consciousness. Apoplexie ovary very often occurs in the middle of the menstrual cycle (at ovulation). Cause bursting of the can sexual intercourse or physical stress.

Ectopic pregnancy leads to the formation of at the beginning of the fickle pain in the lower abdomen, on the background of which may have spotting from the genital tract. The longer it develops the pregnancy, the stronger becomes the pain starts to pay the blade and the colon. If there is a rupture of the pipeline, is accompanied by a very sharp pain and internal bleeding, which often leads to loss of consciousness.

Liposuction of the abdominal form of myocardial infarction

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Liposuction of the abdominal form of myocardial infarction is manifested sharp pain in the right side under the breast, sometimes under the ribs can hurt the whole side on the right side. Along with this note the emergence of vomiting, not a bee relief, bloating and belching air. Sometimes there may be diarrhea.

Stretching the muscles of the abdominal wall

Stretching the muscles of the abdominal wall to the right due to the load on the muscles leads to the subsequent emergence of pain in the right side while driving.

Myositis, or inflammatory process in muscle tissue, is the cause of increasing pain in the affected muscles. Such pain is amplified when pressure and movement.


Shingles is caused by the herpes virus. When damage to the nerve trunks of the thoracic or lumbar spinal cord to the right, the patient experiences in the very beginning of the disease, strong pain in the right side. A little later on the skin appear blisters characteristic of herpes.

Pain in right side in child

In young children it is quite difficult to determine "where" the pain and "how" it hurts. Suspect the pain may be, if the child behaves restlessly, refusing the breast, screaming. The characteristic posture with a bent to the stomach feet. The child makes an effort, together with it may be regurgitation, the tension of the abdominal muscles. If they are excluded the acute surgical disease, then this condition called infant colic. Children of an early age, more often in abdominal pain of any localization point at the area around the navel. Older children can clearly define where they have pain. A common and dangerous cause of pain in the right hip in a child can be appendicitis. When this pain is first felt above or around the navel, then descends down. There may be nausea and vomiting, slight increase in body temperature, diarrhea. Children often refuse to eat. In appendicitis the child cannot lie on his left side.

One of the problems of childhood (and not only) – helminthiasis. It is worth mentioning that such well-known diseases, such as ascariasis (defeat) and defeat with worms at certain stages of development, also accompanied by pain in the abdomen, and in the right side especially.

Pain in right side during pregnancy

For pregnant women it should be said separately. Every pain in this period requires special attention both by women themselves and the doctor. During pregnancy a woman's body is prone to the emergence of new diseases and worsening of chronic. Pain in the right side in this period may indicate the development of hepatitis, dyskinesia of the bile tract infection, pyelonephritis, appendicitis and other diseases that may be dangerous for the life of the woman and the fetus. Kidney stones disease in pregnant manifests itself still more frequent impulses of urination, and bouts of acute pain. In early pregnancy pain in right side down may be indicative of the development of an ectopic pregnancy.

In any case, all these conditions require immediate treatment to the doctor.