Cause of pain in the right side of the

One of the common causes of anxiety and seek medical help, among the patients is the pain on the right side or back. This symptom, which accompanies the development of many diseases of various organs. Some of them are very dangerous and can lead to death. Therefore, in the case of pain in the right side of the page, be sure to consult with a doctor to determine the cause.

Pain localized on the right side, for a variety of diseases, which are the result of the different nature and localization.

The character of the pain on the right side of the

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In some cases, localization of pain corresponds to the determination of the affected organ. The pains are different in character: dull pain, sharp and sharp, continuously or from time to time. The type of pain that occurs in lesions of the pancreas (pancreatitis). Sometimes the pain occurs when the inflammatory process involves the peritoneum. Well, it depends on its location. It is often described as burning, sharp or stabbing. The intensity increases when changing position, while running, walking, lifting up his hands.

If you feel this kind of pain on the right side, it is necessary to exclude surgical diseases:

If pain occurs in lesions of the diaphragm (hernia), increases with breathing and coughing, radiates to the arm (at the shoulder). One of the manifestations of the pain on the right side of the can central colic. She seems sharp, intermittent, cramping, pain, which is caused by increased peristalsis or stretching of the bowel. This most commonly occurs during or after meals. Felt in the vicinity of the navel, while nausea, pallor, vomiting. Colitis and enterocolitis accompanied by the emergence of central colic. Long-lasting and severe pain type cramps in the right upper quadrant shows diseases of the liver and biliary tract (hepatitis, cholecystitis, biliary dyskinesia). In a separate category should provide a "reflected" pain. This is pain from internal organs, which is carried out in some areas of the skin. In diseases of the liver and gallbladder can be put on the spatula, and in diseases of the pancreas, and the duodenum gives the back and lower back and also be felt under the ribs on the right and left.

Localization of pain on the right side of the

Pain on the right side of the above:

  1. diseases of the stomach and duodenum;
  2. diseases of the liver;
  3. diseases of the biliary tract;
  4. diseases of the right kidney;
  5. diseases of the pancreas;
  6. right-side pneumonia;
  7. appendicitis;
  8. the abdominal form of myocardial infarction.

Pain in the right middle:

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

Pain on the right side of the abdomen below:

  1. lose the kidneys;
  2. the lesion of the uterine appendages;
  3. diseases of the bladder;
  4. appendicitis;
  5. inguinal hernia.

When nagging pain in right lower abdomen?

If you have pain on the right side of the abdomen, pain is painful, tedious, should be the suspect of some diseases.

In women, can be the following pathology:

  1. pyelonephritis;
  2. glomerulonephritis;
  3. appendicitis;
  4. on the right side of adnexitis;
  5. cysts on ovaries;
  6. biliary dyskinesia on hypotonic type;
  7. cholelithiasis.

Also pain on the right side at the bottom of the can apparently the time of ovulation of the egg from the ovary.

In men often right lower quadrant pain in the following diseases:

Diseases, which are accompanied by pain on the right side

Diseases of the stomach and duodenum

Gastritis. It is characterized slightly dull periodic pain on the right side under the ribs and the sternum, often appear two hours after a meal or on an empty stomach in the morning. Patients complain decreased appetite, belching, sour air, constipation or diarrhea.

Duodenitis accompanied by pain and pain on right side under ribs in two hours after a meal. Pain can radiate (give) the right shoulder, the back of the can surrounding. Also, patients may worry, vomiting, heartburn, bitter belching, nausea, sweating, diarrhea.

Hiatal hernia

Hepatitis – acute or chronic inflammation of the liver caused by viruses, alcohol abuse, autoimmune diseases, toxins. For all hepatitis characterized by pallor, weakness, slight fever, weight reduction, poor appetite, yellowness of the skin, itching, pain on the right side under the ribs.

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Gallstone disease – a disease characterized by the formation of stones in the gall bladder and ducts. The pain of gallstones often dull, aching, radiates to the right scapula and shoulder. Increased pain in the stress, poor diet, shake, a sudden change in the weather. With the progression of the disease is marked by intense, cutting, stabbing pain on the right side of the above, radiating to the right scapula, shoulder. such pain is called biliary colic. During the attack patients are restless, hurrying, screaming, or moaning. You can experience vomiting, nausea.

Cholecystitis (without stone) – inflammation of the gallbladder. The main symptom of cholecystitis is pain in the right hypochondrium. Increase the use of richly seasoned, fatty foods, alcohol, soda water. Can radiate to the right shoulder blade. The majority of patients, accompanied by vomiting, nausea, eructation, bitter, pruritus.

Bowel disease

Appendicitis begins with the onset of acute pain, often on the right side under the ribs. Pain, which gradually descends to the stomach, and then down into the iliac fossa. At the same time the temperature rises, can be nausea and vomiting, nausea and loss of appetite.

Enteritis – inflammation of the mucous membrane of the small intestine. Pain in right side below (right iliac region) appear in the defeat of the ileum. With enteritis, the nature of the pain may be constant or paroxysmal. Accompanied by rumbling in the abdomen,bloating, diarrhea.

Inguinal hernia on the right accompanied by a momentary sharp pain in the right side of the back, which appears after physical exertion and heavy lifting, earnings in the leg. In addition, at the time of the attack the pain in the right side below the protrusion, which disappears in the supine position.

Diseases of the kidneys and bladder,

Pyelonephritis – an infectious inflammation of the kidneys. Pain when pyelonephritis occurs more often with one hand. If the affected right kidney, pain pain is noted at the right side of the back, the lower back can hurt on the right side of the abdomen below. The main symptoms of pyelonephritis: fever in the evening, painful urination, constant thirst, pale with dark circles under the eyes, in the morning swelling of the face, headache, maybe vomiting. Urine with an unpleasant odor, cloudy.

Diseases of the respiratory system

Pneumonia – inflammation of the lung. With the defeat of the lower lobes characterized by pain on the right side above, and all the time. Marked by acute onset, with high fevers and a cough, shortness of breath, nausea, sweating. More common in children. Pleurisy – inflammation of pleural sheets around the lungs. Pain when pneumonia placed on the right side, accompanied by pain when swallowing and painful hiccups. Usually it is a forced position of the patient sitting forward.

Gynecological diseases

Adnexitis – inflammation of the ovaries and fallopian tube. In this disease is a sharp pain in the lower part of the abdomen on the right or on the left, can radiate to the lower back. The attack is very similar to renal colic. Chronic adnexitis can cause pain in right side during sex. Ovarian cyst is manifested by the occurrence of painful constant pain in the abdomen, worse during menstruation. After the rupture or suppuration of the cyst, patients feel sharp pain, like when you hit with a dagger.

Apoplexy (rupture) of the ovaries causes a sharp pain in the abdomen which may be accompanied by nausea and vomiting, loss of consciousness. Ovarian apoplexy occurs very often in the middle of the menstrual cycle (during ovulation). In order to encourage a gap of sexual intercourse or physical activity.

Is ectopic pregnancy, resulting in early recurrent pain in the abdomen, which may appear bloody discharge from the genital tract. More pregnancy develops, the greater the pain, which starts to bring in the blade and the rectum. If the fracture of the tube, equipped with a very sharp pain and internal bleeding, often leading to loss of consciousness.

The abdominal form of myocardial infarction

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The abdominal form of myocardial infarction is manifested sharp pain in right side under breast, sometimes under the ribs, can hurt the whole site is on the right. With this note the emergence of vomiting, not bringing relief, bloating and belching air. Sometimes, diarrhea.

Stretching the muscles of the abdominal wall

Stretching the muscles of the abdominal wall on the right in the result, the load on the muscles leads to the next occurrence of pain on the right side when driving.

Myositis, or inflammation in muscle tissue, is the cause of increase in pain in the affected muscles. This pain increases with pressure and movement.


Shingles is causing the herpes virus. In the case of injuries to the nerve trunk in the thoracic or lumbar spine, on the right, the patient feels in the beginning of the disease, severe pain in the right side. Later on the skin appear vesicles is characteristic of herpes.

Pain in right side child

In young children it is very difficult to determine "where" it hurts and how it hurts. To suspect, that the pain, if the child is restless, refuses the breast and screams. Characteristic pose with bent to the stomach feet. The child makes an effort, together with this can be vomiting, tension of the abdominal muscles. If we exclude acute surgical illness, this condition is called infantile colic. Small children often with abdominal pain of any localization point at the area around the navel. Older children can clearly identify where it hurts. Frequent and dangerous cause of pain in right side child be appendicitis. The pain is first felt above or near the navel, then down. May be nausea and vomiting, a slight fever, diarrhea. Children often refuse to eat. In appendicitis, the child cannot lie on his left side.

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

Pain in right side during pregnancy

On pregnant women should be treated separately. Pain in this period that requires particular attention from both the wife and the doctor. During pregnancy the female body is more prone to the occurrence of new diseases and the aggravation of chronic. Pain in right side during this period may indicate the development of hepatitis, gallbladder dyskinesia, pyelonephritis, appendicitis and other diseases that can be life-threatening for the woman and the fetus. Urolithiasis in pregnant women is also more frequent urination, and works for acute pain. Early pregnancy pain on right side below, may indicate the development of ectopic pregnancy.

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