Almost everyone at least once in their life experienced a sharp shooting pain in the lumbar region.Such manifestations are common due to the fact that the main burden falls exactly on the lower back.But to find out the true cause of such pain can only pass a medical examination of the respective doctors.
Lumbar chamber has a second name - lumbago.It generally occurs on the one hand - the right or the left.It is characterized by irritation of a nerve root disadvantaged in the spinal cord.Most often accompanied by a limitation of motor function in the spine.From any, even the slightest movement, such as coughing or sneezing pain will be unbearable.
The nerves of the spinal column due to lumbago annoying.Muscle tissue and ligaments located around the disadvantaged nerve roots, and often subject to irritation and swelling.
cause of acute low back pain
- If beginning at the waist were unpleasant and any discomfort, and then a sharp pain, then the most likely reason was the lack of training physical exercise, sedentary work and a passive lifestyle.
- If acute pain is increasing gradually and reach its peak mainly during exercise, it is possible that the problem is in the spine, in which degenerative changes occur.In order to avoid irreversible consequences should seek immediate medical attention.
- If shooting pain following the occurrence of swelling, this may indicate the effects of spinal injuries of varying severity.
- Such pain may be due to infectious diseases carried over the body of various etiologies.
- If backache in the lumbar arose suddenly, without prior discomfort and allows the person to take the usual position, then it is recommended to undergo a medical examination, because this symptom is a worrying signal that indicates the possible existence of serious damage to the spinal cord, in particular, its nerve roots.
- Sudden severe pain on the right side indicates the possible presence of disorders in the urogenital system, inflammation of the appendix, the emergence of intervertebral hernia, sciatica disease, kidney disease.
- In addition, if a patient - a woman, the pain of this nature in the lumbar region can be caused by gynecological diseases such as endometriosis, adnexitis, uterine fibroids, an extremely painful menstrual flow.
- following reason shot in the lower back can become a strong hypothermia, muscle spasm (chronic or acute), displacement of the vertebrae, low back pain, the formation of benign and malignant tumors.
Lancinating pain in the lumbar spine may occur only once, due to certain reasons is short-lived and never come back.However, it may be, on the contrary, the sharp pain will be present long period of time, absent only during periods of remission and come back again.Therefore it is necessary to pay due attention to the occurrence of pain, in a timely manner to seek help from physicians.