What could it hurt right side

In the right upper quadrant are the liver, gallbladder, and part of the pancreas. Diseases of any of these organs can cause pain. If pain is very strong, cutting, moreover, are accompanied by vomiting or nausea likely cause is acute pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas. In this case, need immediate hospitalization.

If the pain is accompanied by yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, most likely, the reason lies in the gallbladder and / or liver.

In the case when the pain occurs when breathing, especially deep, and when it is accompanied by weakness, sweating, fever, coughing, a person may be right-sided pleurisy or pneumonia. In this case, it is necessary to do chest x-ray, and immediately.

If the pain occurs in the lower portion of the flanks, often grabbing his groin and back, we can talk about the right-hand renal colic. Its characteristic feature: the pain is often very strong, almost never decreasing, depending on the selected posture. In such cases, immediate help is needed. Before the arrival of the doctor can take powerful analgesics and antispasmodics (for example, "Ketorol" and "no-Spa"). Often, pain decreases when the patient sits in a hot bath. Pain in right side may also occur due to other diseases of the kidneys, e.g. pyelonephritis.

It happens that severe pain in lower right side are caused by appendicitis. In this disease the pain syndrome often "wandering", is not localized only in the area of the Appendix. A characteristic feature of appendicitis: pain can significantly be reduced with the choice of comfortable postures, the knees up to the stomach (unlike renal colic). Finally, women have pain in the right side (especially the lower part) can be caused by certain gynecological diseases.

To what doctors it is necessary to handle the pain in right side

Should pass a primary examination by a physician, and if necessary, examination by a surgeon, gastroenterologist, pulmonologist, nephrologist. If the diagnosis of appendicitis, do not give up the operation, even if your health has improved. Women, in addition to these specialists, you must contact your gynecologist.