Back pain and abdominal pain: causes, treatment, symptoms

Unfortunately, the pain often intrudes into our daily lives. Of course, you can console yourself with the fact that if something hurts, you're still alive, but it is better to try to resolve. For what reasons are back pain and abdominal pain, and what must be done to alleviate their condition?

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Localization of pain

In order to understand what is happening, you will need to specify several parameters, which are characteristic of the resulting discomfort. To find out exactly what could cause pain in the back and abdomen, you should try to determine their localization. If the back pain is more or less clear, for inspection of the abdomen will have to follow some steps:

  • you need to lie on your back and bend slightly at the knee;
  • you put your hand on abdominal wall and with circular motions gently, but deeply tried to define the place where pressure causes the most pain.

Troubleshooting diagram of the abdomen, which is divided into left and right half. In different diseases, the pain can be in the right or left iliac regions, in the navel, to the right or left hypochondrium. In addition, the pain you can wear a dispersed nature, when a permanent stomachache and it is impossible to determine the specific point where the pain the most.

The nature of the pain

It is equally important to determine the type of pain. They may be dull, aching, or squeezing, on the contrary, acute. A very dangerous symptom can be a dagger of pain (this is like a stab). Even pain can carry an arching character, as if the inside starts to inflate the ball.

It is equally important to find out where the radiating (giving) pain. For example, often there are times when the pain in the back down and the pain radiates in the abdomen or the thighs. Sometimes, on the contrary, pain in the abdomen, may radiate to the lower back. In addition, over time the pain can change location, if appendicitis pain is first noticed in the epigastric region, but some time down in the right iliac region).

Contributing factors

For an accurate diagnosis is equally important to determine what triggers the pain; but you came suddenly or develop gradually over hours or even days, which could trigger its appearance (excessive physical activity, hypothermia, stress); any other symptoms that accompanied by pain, cramps, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or vice versa, a closure that lasted a few days. All these data will help to paint a more complete picture of the disease and correct diagnosis.

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The pain due to pathology of the internal organs

The most common causes for pain in the back and the abdomen are the pathology of the gastrointestinal tract and the urinary tract. The same symptoms, but less frequently may occur diseases of the heart and the respiratory system. Think about the most common diseases.

  1. Pathology of urogenital system (cystitis, pielo-, glomerulonephritises, urethritis). These diseases are often the cause of pain in the back below. In addition to pain, syndrome, pathology accompanied by disorders of urination (usually more frequent), slight fever, presence of blood in the urine. Another pathology that can cause severe pain that is kidney stones, particularly renal colic. This may be the reason that very painful side of the rear. It is possible irradiation of pain in the groin or thigh.
  2. Appendicitis: it is the inflammation often accompanied by pain, which initially are dispersed in character, however, is most often localized in the right iliac region. However, it should be noted that in some cases the pain may also occur on other areas of the abdomen. Most often acute appendicitis is coupled with a low degree of fever (37,0), nausea, vomiting, chills.
  3. Intestinal infection also a common cause of constant stomachache. You may experience a variety of micro-organisms and viruses. When such lesions are noted, dull, diffuse pain in the background of increased temperature. In addition, vomiting, diarrhea. In the stool is a possible admixture of mucus or blood.
  4. Pancreatitis is also becoming a common cause, which has pain in the stomach and gives back, with the pain often is located in the upper part. They are accompanied by nausea and repeated vomiting, not bringing relief, dry mouth. The language is covered white coating, on which the edges of the visible teeth marks.
  5. Cholecystitis may cause right upper quadrant pain, which is defined in the back, with the right arm, shoulder, under the right shoulder blade. It is equipped with a bitterness in the mouth, nausea, vomiting after which is easier. You can provoke the attack of fatty foods or shakes on the market.
  6. Colitis (intestinal colic) is spilled, sharp pain in the central region, accompanied by nausea, chills. If you have problems with the intestines attack can be caused by eating chocolate, coffee, foods that contain a lot of fiber.

Pathology of the muscular-skeletal system

A variety of problems of the spine can also cause pain in the back and the abdomen. Most often, they are pulling or pain in nature and can radiate to the lower limbs and on different areas of the abdomen. The pain can cause the following diseases:

  • osteochondrosis;
  • a herniated discs;
  • trauma of the spine;
  • the development of osteoporosis.
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Pathology of gynecologic

Women very often experience pain of varying intensity in the lower part of the abdomen and lower back. Some of them do not pose a threat to the normal life, such as menstrual pain or discomfort in the pregnancy (in the later stages they can be a pain in the back and the abdomen – the so-called false labour). But sometimes pain is a sign of serious problems. These include:

  • the risk of miscarriage in the early stage, it can signal a, the abdominal pain and vaginal discharge;
  • ectopic pregnancy showing the strongest (up to loss of consciousness), pain on the right or left in the abdomen;
  • similar pain may be the result of cyst rupture or torsion legs cysts;
  • endometriosis is characterized by constant pain in the loins and lower part of the abdomen, worse during menstruation.

Causes of pain in men

People too can "boast" of pain, the cause of the disease, characteristic only of the strong half of mankind. These include:

  • prostatitis – pain in this disease is most often localized in the lower back and may worsen during urination, irradiate in the anus and the sacrum;
  • urinary tract infections are manifested by pain in the abdomen, which gradually spread to the lower back and to give in the groin;
  • inguinal hernia, causing acute pain, against which it is possible to detect the hernial protrusion.

What to do?

It is obvious that pain in the back and the belly, can cause several different diseases. So what to do if they come? First of all, to not self-heal. If you are already sick, and you are sure that the pain associated with it, then you can take the medicine. So, with pancreatitis or cholecystitis, as well as in diseases of the urinary tract the pain will help relieve some of the antispasmodics.

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To reduce the condition in disease of the spine will be able painkillers and anti-inflammatories. If sudden severe pain in the abdomen, do not waste time – call an ambulance. Don't forget – in case of acute pain in the stomach, if you do not know exactly the cause, you can not take any medication. This is done to not distort the image of the disease before the diagnosis.

If the cause of the pain is not known, it is not necessary to endure, wait until it has had by itself, or self-heal. Remember that lost time can lead to serious complications that may be life-threatening.