Back pain in the lumbar region is a very common pain syndrome, which occurs in various pathologies, as of the spine and internal organs, or systemic diseases.
It could be above the waist, below, to be more to the right or left, and often such pain happens in pregnancy, how late, and in the early stages. If the pain is very acute, accompanied by fever, weakness, you should call an ambulance.
While not intense pain without fever in order to understand the reasons for its occurrence, should be addressed to the therapist, who on the basis of anamnesis, complaints of the patient will be directed to professionals such as an osteopath, neurologist, urologist, gynecologist, gastroenterologist, cardiologist, surgeon or pulmonologist. The final diagnosis is by doctors on the basis of MRI, ultrasound, and other tests and diagnostic methods.
The most obvious cause of pain in the lower back is lumbago and sciatica that is caused by a lesion of the lumbar spine, degenerative disc disease, as well as more serious pathologies in the spine or intervertebral protrusions herniarum. Such pain can occur when nerve irritation of the spine, the pinched nerve roots, irritation of the ligaments and muscles, with their swelling, as well as diseases of the internal organs the pain may radiate to the lower back.
In clinical practice from 60-30% of the urban population in developed countries arise periodically recurring back pain, among them 80% of the time people complain that back pain in the lower back. All age groups susceptible to violations from the side of the spine, but in most cases, these ailments bother patients aged 30-60 years. In 66% of cases of lower back pain caused by degenerative disc disease, is affected when one of the roots of the 1st sacral, 4, 5 lumbar vertebra is called monoarticular syndrome. If affects the right of the spine 2 what happens in 33% of patients is viridicornis syndrome if 3, then triadically syndrome, which is much rarer.
Because the causes of back pain is not always pain, it is possible to spend several serious provocation tests, which will help to understand whether the pain with the spine, or signs of other diseases, cystitis, pyelonephritis, urolithiasis, inflammation of the uterus, prostate disease, problems with the intestines or the lungs. It tests lumbosacral degenerative disc disease that are called by the names of the doctors who suggested their use as a preliminary diagnostic:
Back pain is such a nonspecific symptom that can be caused by many different reasons. From how intensely sore back in the lumbar region, it is permanent or recurrent, primary or secondary, may be the reasons causing it:
|Radiating pain in some diseases of internal organs||
If back pain right above the waist - so may radiate to the liver pain under any pathological changes in the liver, hepatitis, hepatic failure, administration of toxic drugs. The pain is most often localized in the right hypochondrium. If the pain is felt on the right or left just above the waist, it is very possible that the reason lies in the acute kidney disease. A chronic kidney disease such as polycystic, malignant neoplasm of kidney, chronic pyelonephritis accompanied low symptoms, since the renal capsule is stretched gradually.
Edema during acute pyelonephritis, and also with blocking of the ureter the pain is more intense, but dull, aching in nature. And the pain is constant, sometimes radiating to the navel area, lower abdomen, and pain in the left upper quadrant or the right, depending on the patient's kidneys. Also in chronic kidney disease, certain medication that contributes to such pain. Increased load on the kidneys, as a filter on, when toxic action of certain medications can cause pain, which disappear after discontinuation of the drug.
When back pain below the waist, except for the obvious diseases of the spine (sciatica, lumbago, herniated disc, ankylosing spondylitis, etc.), potential causes include recurrent pain during menstruation in women, diseases of the female genital organs such as inflammation of the uterine appendages - oophoritis, oophoritis (adnexitis) and diseases of the pelvic peritoneum, bowel, inflammation of the Appendix (the Appendix of the blind intestine), in men - prostate disease, bladder.
If the pain appear simultaneously and right and left lower back this can also be symptoms of pyelonephritis, hepatitis, cholecystitis, inflammation of the uterus or prostate, pneumonia or pleurisy. When radiating pain in the flanks may be due to bowel obstruction, atypical course of appendicitis. Lower back pain on the right or left are for the following diseases:
To the acquired diseases include, tumors, degenerative pathology, such as spondylosis, spondylosis, inflammation - osteomyelitis, spondylitis, and traumatic injury, herniated disc, lumbago, sciatica. Among congenital pathologies allocate sacralization, spondylosis, lucido, spondylolisthesis.
In inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs - parametral tissue, bladder, prostate, uterus and its appendages. In pathological processes in the abdominal organs, intestines, kidneys.
When root compression, nervous posts in various neurological diseases, hysteria, neurasthenia, neuritis, neuralgias, sciatica, in violation of metabolism, gout, diabetes, in malformations of the nervous system.
When inflammation or pinching of the sciatic nerve in sciatica back pain in the lower back can be very diverse. It is like a burning sensation, backache, tingling, with numbness or tingling may be mild, or long or short. The sciatic nerve is the most powerful, longest nerve in the human body and manifests itself only in one side of the body, as a rule, women right, men left.
There is a theory why there is such difference, the pattern of inflammation of the sciatic nerve in males and women about this you have to know in our article, the symptoms of a pinched sciatic nerve. Such pain in the buttocks or the back surface of one leg is usually worse when changing body position, particularly sensitive spot behind the knee and in the area of bony protrusions at the bottom of the buttocks, also people can find themselves on the muscles of the calf or posterior surface of the femur painful nodules that when touched particularly sensitive.
Lumbago is a disease which is popularly called sciatica, a pain on this I know not by hearsay. This sudden cross that appears on the background of physical activity with hypothermia, working in a draught or in a prolonged awkward position, with a sharp movement.
Paroxysmal pain of the lower back causes a person to take a forced situation in which the pain softens this pain syndrome is delayed for at least a week, painkillers, tepidus tools and massage usually help to cope with the illness. Even after such a simultaneous attack of the disease should consult a doctor as it is a warning of the presence of pathological changes in the lumbosacral spine.