Sore right side back: the basic causes and nature of pain

Back pain - the problem is vast and urgent. Throughout life, intermittent pain occurs in 75-85% of the population, regardless of gender. Most often the episode is transient and does not require specialized treatment, but 4-5% of cases the pain syndrome may be a sign of a dangerous disease. When it hurts on the right side of the back, it is recommended to seek immediate medical help - this will help avoid serious complications and preserve health.


Sore right side back - the main reasons

Pain on the right side - the unpleasant symptoms, showing always a violation of the functioning of the body, so to ignore it is unwise. If it hurts on the right side from behind, it can signal about diseases of the biliary tract, ureter and right kidney, head of pancreas, liver, female reproductive system.

  1. Cardiovascular disease:
    • pericarditis. Accompanied by pain of varying intensity, gradually increasing the shoulder and the neck;
    • a small focal infarction posterior wall myocardial infarction, angina pectoris;
    • aneurysm of the aorta. Pain syndrome moderate/severe, alternating with "shot" in the chest and left shoulder.
  2. Disorders of the digestive system:
    • acute cholecystitis. Is pain in right side of back radiating to the chest, the right half of the sternum, right shoulder, occurring on the background of fever, nausea, vomiting;
    • acute inflammation of the pancreas. Characterized by sudden pain in the epigastrium, which extends to the shoulder girdle, chest, heart.
  3. Pathology of the musculoskeletal system:
    • lumbar degenerative disc disease. Back pain, burning, causing temporary immobility of the lumbar region. Growth of sneezing, coughing, uncomfortable position;
    • osteomyelitis. Drag is manifested by pain on the right side, which indicates the presence of purulent-necrotic lesions;
    • injury to the lower back, inflammatory/degenerative processes in the lower back;
    • tumors of the malignant/benign nature;
    • stretching the back muscles. Cause: sudden movements, heavy lifting, bad fall, bad posture, overweight. Typical symptoms: pain in the lower back to the right, stiffness, inability to bend freely.
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  4. Diseases of the respiratory system:
    • pneumonia (RH). It is characterized by mild pain on the right back above the waist, increasing during the cough and deep breathing, combined with the wheezing in the lungs, cough, fever;
    • cancer of the lungs/bronchi. The intensity of the pain on the right side directly depends on the localization and the location of the tumor.
  5. Diseases of the spinal cord/peripheral nervous system. Pain projection having a distal distribution. The most common cause is pinching of the sciatic nerve (sciatica) causing severe pain in the right side of the back, often radiating to the legs.

Pain in right side of back above waist

The most likely causes in women - abnormalities in the gynecological area (the malfunction of the right ovary, a tumor), in men early stages of prostate inflammation. If it hurts on the right side and lower back, this may indicate hepatomegaly, pyelonephritis or serious injury.

Sore right side back - the intensity and nature of pain:

  • spasm. Caused by the contraction of the muscles of hollow organs (gallbladder, stomach, small intestine, colon, bladder);
  • rose. Indicates the presence of inflammation;
  • shooting. There is a problem with the nervous system/spinal cord;
  • standard. Shows stretching of the membrane parenchymal structures (kidneys, lungs, pancreas, liver);
  • steep. Signal a rupture of the body, training, internal bleeding, blockage of blood vessels;
  • aching, dull, dragging, short, long.
Pain in the side

Sore right side back - when you need emergency assistance:

  • sudden, burning, does not respond to pain medications pain on the right side;
  • sharp pain under the ribs;
  • sharp pain in the right back, accompanied by dizziness, General weakness, loss of consciousness.

If you are constantly sore right side back, should belong to the therapist and to establish the real cause of this condition. Depending on the characteristics of the pain may require a review by particular specialists: traumatologist, urologist, gynecologist, surgeon, nephrologist, cardiologist, gastroenterologist.