Back hurts on the right side: possible causes

Each of us at least once in his life met with a sore back. Typically, this symptom is not the cause of great interest and takes place in the near future for yourself.

However, if the back pain on the right side appear with surprising regularity, we strongly recommend you take heed to signals of the body and seek the advice of a doctor.

In the below presented information obtained symptomatology for the primary identification of the disease, however, the correct diagnosis, is able to give only a qualified expert.

Pain in the back on the right side: the nature and intensity of the

Back pain in men

Feelings of pain in the back area can signal a variety of diseases of the urinary, genital, nervous, circulatory system and diseases of the respiratory tract.

Usually the pain is localized in the area where is located the unhealthy authority, pointing to the pathology in this site or on another site. But sometimes back pain can occur, and far from the painful organ.

Regardless of the place of localization of pain, its character can help establish the exact cause.

  1. cramping – are typically associated with a sharp contraction of the muscles of hollow organs.
  2. Constant says about stretching the outer shell of the parenchymal structures.
  3. Growing – as usual, indicative of inflammatory processes.
  4. Acute – often points out the difference of any education, a pinched nerve. In addition, the sharp pain on the right side of the back can talk about clogged blood vessels, rheumatic pain or intraperitoneal bleeding occur.
  5. Shooting – related problems with the nervous system, spinal or brain, can be caused by the presence of thoracic degenerative disc disease.
  6. Stretches – is a signal that the problems with the intervertebral discs, may occur because of degenerative disc disease, availability of intervertebral hernia, or inflammation of the intervertebral joints.
  7. Pain – most often arises after strenuous exercise, and it didn't take long, but it's not harmless, because the cause of the aching back pain on the right side can also be swelling of the spinal cord or the spine.

Pain on the right side of the back: localization

Depending on the localization of pain it is also possible to try to determine the cause of its occurrence. Certainly, an accurate diagnosis can only give you the specialist, after a complete examination, but the dislocation of pain may help to understand what it is the reason you should turn to a specialist in the first place.

  • Back pain in the central part on the right side. Possible reason – kidney disease.
  • Pain in the back under the scapula acromion on the right side. This problem is usually wear a neurological nature (it is a consequence of pinch points of the nerve). In addition, it is worth to pay attention on your lungs, because such a symptom can talk about the presence of cancerous tumors of the bronchi of the upper or of the lungs, pleurisy, or pneumonia.
  • Back pain on right side under the ribs. In this zone are found the liver, pancreas and gall bladder. Therefore, violations in the work of each of these organs can cause pain. If the pain does not subside within a few days and is accompanied by fever, vomiting, nausea, there is a probability that you cholecystitis. While sometimes such pain can give in the rib cage, right shoulder or blade. In suspected cholecystitis, we recommend to promptly summon emergency assistance.
  • Pain in the lower back on the right side. This localization of pain may indicate pathology of the spine and the education of the intervertebral hernia. There's still one possible problem – diseases of the urinary system. In the second case, what would be the position of the patient tried to take, nothing will bring him relief and does not weaken the pain.

The reasons for back pain on the right

As already mentioned above, back pain may be indicative of a large number of diseases.

We present below a classification of the main causes of these pains.

Disorders of the digestive system

Acute cholecystitis. Sharp pain that can last from several hours up to several days. Localized usually in the region of the epigastrium. Can "go back" in the right part of the chest, the right blade, shoulder, shoulder girdle. Often visited by fever, vomiting, nausea, yellowness of the skin sheets, the tension of the abdominal muscles and pain on palpation in the area of the right hypochondrium.

Diseases of the respiratory system
  • Inflammation of the lungs (pneumonia) with moderate or acute pain in the chest or on my shoulder. And during deep breathing or coughing, the pain may be amplified. In addition, usually such pain is accompanied by fever, cough, and wheezing in the lungs;
  • pneumothorax with sudden intense pain in the chest with irradiation in the blade. For pneumothorax property on the side of the lesion reduced excursion of the chest, as well as the absence of noise while listening to;
  • "dry" pleurisy with cutting pain in the right part of the chest, of breathing associated with the movements;
  • cancer of the bronchi or lungs. The character and intensity of the pain depends on the localization of the disease and its prevalence. So when the loss of the tops of the lungs celebrating the pain in my shoulder or on my shoulder;
  • when the germination of the pleura can arise pain in the chest from the affected party, which is greatly amplified when breathing, movement of torso, cough, and in case of defeat qui inter costas nerve pain are usually worn a belt character.
Diseases of the urinary system
  • Thrombosis of the renal artery or renal colic;
  • the retroperitoneal hematoma. It is characterized by sudden pain in the lower back pain of unknown origin in a patient, income before anticoagulant therapy;
  • stones in the kidneys;
  • violation of the outflow of urine.
Curvature of the spine
  • Violation of posture due to long-term residence of the fuselage to physiologically inappropriate for his position. The problem is that the constant presence of the incorrect posture can lead to spinal deformity, and as a result, uneven distribution of burden that support the spine muscles.
Diseases of the reproductive system in women
  • Inflammatory processes in the pelvic organs;
  • tumors and cysts of the ovaries.


The woman holding the lower part of the back

Back pain in pregnancy non-dangerous only in that case if they have been excluded chronic pathology of the spine and the kidneys.

The fact is that when receptamentum the child expectant mother is significantly gaining weight in a comparatively short time, thus the load on the muscles of the back increases and the result can be a regular stretches for back pain on the right side. To reduce the discomfort, it is necessary to walk, not superfluous will be also access to the swimming pool.

It is not excluded that the reasons that cause pain in the back, there may be injury to the spine.

Acute pain in the back: no need to panic?

Often sharp pain in the back can testify about the need for urgent treatment and even surgery. In such cases, depending on the speed of assistance may depend the life of the patient. So pay special attention to it, in what kind of symptoms you are required to urgently seek the aid of medicine:

  • sudden ongoing sharp pain in the back right;
  • acute pain below the ribs;
  • severe pain in the lower back, which accompanies the reaction of weakness and dizziness up to loss of consciousness.

Treatment for back pain on the right

Without consultation with a physician taking any medication is not recommended, because in the right part of the body are concentrated many vital organs. For the immediate removal of the pain syndrome you can take painkillers.

However, this does not solve your problem, but will only allow you to forget for a short time. Therefore, we strongly recommend you to be in the presence of pain in the back on the right side of the, consult a specialist, who will review all of your medical history, performs a variety of analyses and certainly will reveal the cause of these pains. After which you will be diagnosed and assigned the appropriate treatment.