When you experience dull or aching pain in lower right back, it may be a sign of osteomyelitis, which requires a careful examination of the patient, including radiography and bone tissues. If the pain in the right side of the back occurs after a heavy fall or injury, you need immediately seek for help in traumatology. If both right side and lower back are aching, it may be a symptom of hepatitis, cholecystitis, right-sided pneumonia, pyelonephritis, or several other diseases that require immediate treatment.
Drawing pain on the right side can occur due to improper posture (which is one of the most common causes) as well as hepatomegaly or again it can be a symptom of hepatitis. Therefore, no matter what actually are the symptoms of lower back pain in the right side, do not delay visiting the doctor and getting a proper care. If you approach a specialist in time when you experience dull pain in lower right back and abdomen, it will help you to avoid serious pathologies, and in some cases may even save your life.
Other symptoms of lower back pain in the right side may point to the disorders of a sexual sphere (mainly the right adnexa and pelvic peritoneum ovaries), appendix, the right kidney, urethra, colon, hernia, diseases of the abdominal wall.
In general the following conditions and diseases may cause acute or constant dull pain in lower right back:
- Spine diseases (lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, pelvis)
- Diseases of muscles (lumbar and sciatic – traumatic injuries, inflammatory diseases, etc)
- Diseases of the Nervous System of lumbosacral region (nevromialgiya, right neuritis, plexitis, sciatica, diabetes, gout, neurasthenia, hysteria, nerve poles, roots)
- Diseases of internal organs (kidneys, intestines, uterus, its appendages, parametrial tissue and the peritoneum, the bladder).
Which doctors should be approached in case of dull back pain in lower right side (depending on your symptoms)?