What to do, if it hurts the lower part of your back?

pain lumbo-sacral

The low-back pain can make a person totally incompetent, as well as to walk, to move and also be with this symptom can be very problematic. This pain pursues the patient constantly, giving the most gloomy thoughts of the near future.

The problem can be hidden in the spine, in the kidneys, in the INTESTINE, for women – and gynecology.

Low back pain and spondiloartrosi

Description

Low back pain – degenerative defeat of the vertebrae and of the intervertebral discs, which are mechanically damaged, cracked, inflamed. The majority of cases, the degenerative disc disease falls on the lower part of the back, which is the most "loaded" by the department of the vertebral column.

Spondiloartrosi – degenerative defeat of the joints, the intervertebral.

Both diseases are considered to be the age, in full force and effect occur after the age of 40. In addition, the disease is "masculine", the forecast – men are more exposed to problems with the vertebrae.

The pain

When you walk poorly marked, shot, in peace to cover the lower part of the back-aching pain. Sometimes it is captured not all of the vertebrae – for example, back pain in the lower right corner, the left part does not suffer.

For more symptoms

Can numbing one or both legs. When you walk in sick, you get tired quickly.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

A surgeon or an orthopedist. Basic techniques: magnetic RESONANCE imaging.

Treatment

Treatment is long and complex. Pills to relieve the pain and a bit of strengthening of the joints, massage and physical therapy should help the patient to build muscle, the spine was easier to bear the load.

In the most severe cases, shows the operation.

Infectious gynaecological diseases

Description

Low-back pain in women can be caused by infections – chlamydia, gonorrhea, candida, thrush. Men have back pain due to infection is much less – you suffer from the area under the belly.

The pain

Unpleasant sensation of burning or pain, do not depend on the load and time of day.

For more symptoms

Purulent discharge, bleeding, increased body temperature.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

The gynaecologist. Methods: medical history, examination of the urine and of the blood smear, of the sowing.

Treatment

Antibiotics.

Renal colic

Description

The pain in the low back can be caused by the kidneys. When renal colic, the urine ceases to flow from the kidney to the bladder due to an injury/kidney stones/inflammation, and develops a state of emergency.

The pain

Hurts the lower back to the right or to the left. The acute pain, claustrophobic.

For more symptoms

Frequent and unnecessary need to urinate.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

If the back pain in the lower left (or right), the patient will kidney specialist or therapist. Methods: medical history, ULTRASOUND, x-ray.

Treatment

Depends on the cause that caused the block. Often requires surgery.

Diseases of the DIGESTIVE tract

the disease of the gastrointestinal tract

Description

The pain in the low back can be a symptom of ulcer of the duodenum, the stomach, or a symptom of inflammation of the pancreas.

The pain

Pain under the vertebral column – strong annoying at times pungent.

For more symptoms

The sensation of pain occur in the same way and in the area of the belly. Heartburn, blood vomiting, or diarrhea. Who and how is it diagnosed?

If there are additional symptoms, the question of "Why the back pain in the bottom" you take care gastroenterologist.

Methods: inspection, collection of complaints, the probe.

Treatment

Depends on the severity of the disease. Sometimes you just need medical therapy, it is often necessary to moxibustion ulcers. When the drilling shows an emergency intervention.

Growing pains

Description

If men and women the answer to the question "Why does it hurt lower back" always has an answer, the children is not so simple. There is a group of diseases with the common name of "growing pains". Causes not up to the end are clear, but you know that the main symptom – night of pain, including pain in the lower part of the spinal column.

The pain

The child of the night, during sleep is the back pain lower left, or back pain in the lower right. The pain is pain, and sensitive, if getting out of bed and "diverge" — the pain passes.

For more symptoms

The pain occurs only at night, day, during the activity, the complaint "it hurts my lower back" does not come.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

The therapist, the process of elimination. They may need: medical history, laboratory tests, ULTRASOUND, magnetic RESONANCE imaging, CT scans, x-rays.

Treatment

If due to diseases, growth hurts the low back, the causes go away by themselves with age. In the case of a strong painful syndrome, the doctor may prescribe pain killers.

Sharp violation of the spinal circulation

violation of the spinal circulation

Description

The pain in the lumbar-sacral the right, as the left, can be triggered by infarction the spine – a serious violation of the spinal circulation. When this state, which is the result of an accident, crushing, or thrombosis of the blood vessels, the blood stops flowing the locked wards of the spine, the fabric and slowly die.

The pain

Hurts the lower back in women, as men, in the same way – marked and strong.

The heart attack can be so large, that the patient can not stand.

For more symptoms

Often develops a loss of sensation on the right side, left side and below the lesion.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

Each therapist, surgeon, surgeon, and medical emergency. Methods: x-ray, ULTRASOUND.

Treatment

Conservative – funds, blood thinners, relieve the swelling and inflammation. Therapy support.

If the treatment has no effect or it was the beginning of threatening the life of the patient – shows the operation.

Non-infectious inflammatory diseases

Description

This type of diseases are diseases of the skin: dermatitis, some species of lichens, granuloma. They are all natives of the lower back, can cause pain.

The pain

The burning pain is located on the skin or just under it.

For more symptoms

Redness, blistering on the skin, itching.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

Dermatologist. Methods: medical history, examination, cultures of the liquid of the bubbles, the inspection.

Treatment

Depends on the disease.

Often ointments, even if in some cases you apply the pills and injections.

Metabolic lesions of bone tissue

Description

This group includes disease, in which bone loses mass and strength. Why? This happens for several reasons, but mainly – due to a violation of the balance of regeneration/destruction of bone tissue. The displacement of the balance also has a lot of reasons – for example, can cause a violation of the absorption of calcium from food. Often this disease is diagnosed in women of advanced age, men less.

The pain

The feeling of pain – of pain, of medium intensity. Can be placed at the centre of the vertebra, on the right side, on the left side. The pain increases when the weather changes, when the load.

For more symptoms

There are frequent fractures in the bones and their fractures. Usually, the disease of capturing not only the spine, but also other bone structures.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

The orthopedic surgeon. Methods: medical history, examinations of the urine of calcium and other substances, x-rays, magnetic RESONANCE imaging.

Treatment

Depends on a particular disease.

If possible, drugs that eliminate the cause of the fragility of the bones, if you can't – support-therapy.

Infectious diseases that affect the vertebrae and discs

Description

The spine can also get sick from an infectious disease. When this infection affects a part of the spine and causes inflammation. The main titles of diseases: discitis, osteomyelitis, epidural abscess, the group of post-operative infections.

The pain

Depends on the type of lesion. If the infection has developed around the lower vertebrae, inflammation crushes on the roots of the nerves, and the patient suffers from the pain of nature is keen, shoot the legs with the right side/left side and when you walk, and in peace. If the infection has developed inside of the spine, appear aching pain of medium intensity.

For more symptoms

The temperature, inflammatory processes in the vicinity organs (kidney, bladder, uterus in women, testes in men).

Who and how is it diagnosed?

Internist, surgeon. Methods: analysis of blood and urine tests, ULTRASOUND.

Treatment

Conservative.

Vertebral fractures

vertebral fractures

Description

Fracture of a vertebra or multiple vertebrae – it is extremely dangerous. With this horse between the the patient has all the chances of remaining disabled, as well as under the threat there are all the facilities you will find below the fracture site. Distinguish between compression and explosive fractures. The first damaged only the front part of the vertebra, while the second and the front and rear.

A compression fracture (even if it has undergone a "bottom" of the vertebra) has a relatively favourable prognosis, when scare the same horse between the likelihood of further disabilities.

The pain

The acute pain and very strong, it can be piercing-cutting. You hear in the fracture site, even if sometimes in such a way that the sore back right, left or from below.

For more symptoms

Depending on the strength of the fracture following the place of damage may occur: numbness, loss of feeling, paralysis of the legs; urinary incontinence and fecal, the loss of sexual function; convulsions.

Who and how is it diagnosed?

Fracture of the vertebral column – urgent condition, and can diagnose any medical.

Methods: x-rays, magnetic RESONANCE imaging.

Treatment

Depends on the type and complexity of the fracture. In simple cases of hospitalization, bed rest with restriction of movement, therapy support, and then a course of rehabilitation. In complex cases – operation.

When there is a need to go to the doctor?

The doctor needs to go in each case, as well as the spine – one of the central life-saving facilities.

Any injury, illness, and problems of the spinal column can lead to disability, in the case of smaller departments – the loss of the legs and, consequently, to the loss of the ability to walk.