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You have lower back pain on the right side what is the cause?
It could be a pulled muscle, a ruptured appendix, a large turd stuck up your butt.
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It's not spinal stenosis - stenosis does not cause that type of pain, though it can lead to other problems that can cause it. In addition to stenosis, disk problems for over 2…0 years, 3 major spinal operations, I also have a specific hereditary problem that led to my condition and degeneration. I've been in formal Pain Mgt for over 10 years, requiring the strongest opiates. I have had disk herniations and pain occur and reoccur many times over the years. Certain disks press on certain nerves that can be traced by the pain, determining the origin of the nerve being compressed. You have 1 or 2 potential problems, depending on how far up the pain is on your back, or if you've had a specific injury recently or you play contact sports. If the pain is sharp and you can follow it with your finger, what you likely have is a herniated disk at the L3/L4 disk or L4/L5 disk, most likely the L3/L4. The other is there's an offchance you might have more than one. The best way to determine which disk is by tracing the rout of the nerve pain. If it's down the back of the leg it's in the lower vertebrae, L5-S1. L3 and L4 pain will radiate from the middle of the back, down to the waist, across the hip of one side, across the side of the leg, across the thigh and finally stopping at the inside knee, depending on the severity of the problem. If the upper pain is in the shoulder area it's likely unrelated. If it's within a foot of the waistline just above the buttocks, offcenter of the spine itself, then it's likely related to the disk causing the leg pain as the pain normally traces the nerve path. In any event, you need to get to you doctor ASAP, and cease any lifting over a few pounds. You also need to start reducing the inflammation to get the disk to retract into the membrane. My 2 favorite non prescription meds are Bayer Back and Body Aspirin, and Tylenol Rapid Release geltabs. Start tracking your pain as well - severity on a 1-10 scale (10 being unbearable), the location (draw a simple body picture and note the location), the time of day it occurs or if it's constant, what you're doing if it gets worse, anything. It will help you later on when you see a doctor. You can also get those forms (Pain diaries) at Http://www.painfoundation.org.
There many causes for lower back pain including nervous system damage or injury to the muscles in the back.
There may be several causes of pain in the lower back on the right side above the pelvic area. These causes may include a herniated disc, joint dysfunction, spinal stenosi…s, muscle strain, sciatica, kidney stones or a urinary tract infection.
If the pain is stabbing and intense, and radiates, it's consistent with nerve compression pain caused by either a bulging disk or a disk that's fully herniated. If the p…ain goes down the back of your legs, it's the Sciatic nerve being compressed by the L4/5 or L5/S1 disk; if the pain stops at the inside of the knee, it's the L3/4 disk nerve being compressed. Regardless, the treatment is the same - get off your feet, and lie down. Sitting is out as it also puts pressure on the lower spine. If it lasts in its intensity for more than 3 days, you'll probably require an Epidural or Facet Injection (local or targeted steroid injections to reduce inflammation) so that the disk can retract and heal. However, be aware that for most, the shots and resulting pain are as bad or worse than the pain it's intended to deal with. In the years when I still got benefit from shots, it generally took 2 or 3 days for the pain from the injection to subside. Muscle spasms caused by the pain of the nerve compression adds to the problem, and is the reason muscle relaxers are commonly prescribed. As the muscles / tendons contract during pain spasms, the area around the nerve becomes tighter, increasing the nerve compression and subsequently the pain. It's a vicious cycle. As I said, pain lasting in intensity for more than 2 or 3 days needs to be checked by a doctor. The severity of the pain also can give you an indication of just how bad the problem is - if you can walk without support (cane, etc.) then it's not that bad, but still should be checked anyway. If you can walk but need support, then it's more serious and you should hve it checked immediately.
You have lower back pain and abdominal pain but only on your right side Pain is chronic but there is no pain during your menstrual period What can cause this?
If the pain is sharp and off-center a bit from the middle of the back around the waistline, you could have mild disk herniation pressing on a nerve. This kind of pain ty…pically radiates into the posterior tissue (front of the body). That it's only on the right side is typical of disk problems, as you usually feel it only on one side. As far pain going away during your period, several factors can affect disk pain. Many women usually take some type of medicine to ease with cramping during their period, and the types of meds taken usually reduce inflammation. Disk herniations are reduced by anti-inflammatory meds. Also, hormonal changes, and the bloating and other uncomfortable effects associated during menstrual cycles can mask pain or alter pain perceptions in the brain. While the pain may still be there, pain in other areas makes it seem like it's not - the brain can be fooled by other pains and distractions, which is one method of mental pain control. However, the most likely explanation is that disk pain, especially if it's not that bad (bad herniations will leave you unable to walk and in excruciating pain), will eventually go away if the disk inflammation hasn't been aggravated further and allowed to ease. Typically when we feel pain, we tend to lower activities that aggravate it. If you have accompanying pain in the back of the leg, knee, thigh or side of the right leg, a disk problem is even more likely. In the end it depends on the type of pain. Disk pain is sharp and sometimes burning, depending on the severity. Muscle spasms feel tight and somewhat sharp. Muscle pain is achy and throbbing. Having severe back/spine problems for many years, I've required the use of opiates for a long time to deal with my pain. However, there are some OTC meds that I use when I don't need or feel like taking them. Bayer Back and Body Aspirin is one; Tylenol Rapid Release gel-tabs are the other. If you think the descriptions I've listed fit what you're experiencing, then your best option is to see either a Pain specialist or a Chiropractor. At the very least you should let your regular doctor know about it.
Sounds like a neck strain and/or misalignment in the neck. Misalignments put pressure on nerves, and that causes pain. If you strained a muscle perhaps in the lower righ…t neck it typically will affect the nerves on that side, causing neck pain in that area. For some good exercises and stretches go to this site: http://www.arc4life.com/site/615058/page/993935
Pain in the lower back on the right hand side can be attributed to a herniated disc, sciatica, muscle strain or a urinary tract infection. Such pain may also be caused by …spinal stenosis or joint dysfunction. If the situation does not improve, it would be best to seek medical advice.
Back pain be caused from many different reasons, such as poor posture over time, muscle soreness, back injury or pressure to a nerve / nerve root from a herniated disc, nerve …compression or spinal stenosis among other conditions. If you have pain for 6 weeks or longer you should visit your doctor for proper treatment.
Muscle spasms go to a dr
Anything going on in the left side, is always a good reason for concern that where your heart is. If its sharp pain, located front & center in your chest, or takes your breath… away, get to a Dr or emergency room & have it checked out. If the pain is low & in the back just above the belt line, It could be your kidneys. If you drink a lot of tea, coffee or soda & no water, just stop those for a few days & drink only & lots of water for 2 days & see if that flushes the kidneys. That is very common, specially in young people.
Kidney infectionHerniated discSciaticaKidney stoneStrain If your back pain cases are spinal problems you should start simple exercises to improve your back condition.
If the pain is sharp, and traces down the left side of the spine to the lower back, across the waist and hip, across the top of the thigh and down the inner knee, the problem …is the L3/L4 disk pressing on the spinal nerve at that point. It typically sharp at the mid and lower back, and burning as it travels further, though it will occasionally be sharp all the time too. You can literally trace the nerve pathway with your finger by following the pain if it's bad enough. ---- I have this pain at the moment, I had it several years ago and it lasted for months I had a gluten intollerance test and it told me that I was intollerant to gluten, I cut out gliuten and within 2 wekd it had gone, its now come back although I dont eat anything with gluten in it. I cannot understand why the pain goes into my left lower back and left leg...anyone else get this ?
I used to have a pain in my lower to mid right side (where the liver is), between the space between hip bone and breast for many years. Moderate pressure to this area would se…t my teeth on edge. I discovered through a water fast of six days that the whites of my eyes were turning yellow-- this is related, I promise. I went to the Internet to find an answer as to why this was happening. What I found out was that my liver wasn't functioning well and that it was sick and full of toxins. The toxins were spilling out into my bloodstream contributing to my yellowing sclera. Several websites recommended drinking lemon water -- from fresh lemons -- everyday to remedy the yellowing ( jaundice) and to heal the liver. I took the advice, and I have been drinking lemon water every day since June of 2009. The pain in my side is completely gone. It took about a week for my eyes to return to white and three weeks for the pain in my side to go away. Treat your liver well and it will thank you by restoring your body to better overall health!! Try some research on drinking lemon water and healing the liver and other organs in the body. You will be amazed at what this simple little fruit can do!