What causes lower abdominal pain that radiates to the back?

What causes lower abdominal pain that radiates to the back?

What causes lower abdominal pain that radiates to the back?

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the large intestine, or colon. Ulcerative colitis typically causes ongoing diarrhea, which may contain blood or pus. It can also cause abdominal discomfort and cramping that may radiate to one or both sides of the back.

What does it mean when your back and stomach hurts at the same time?

Gallstones. Gallstones are hard deposits found inside the gallbladder, and their formation may cause both back and stomach pain. There is no known cause of gallstones, though theories include excess bilirubin and cholesterol in the bile. Stomach pain usually occurs in the upper right abdomen in addition to back pain.

Why does pancreatitis pain radiate to the back?

This is probably caused by a tumor that has formed in the body or tail of the pancreas because it can press on the spine. Some patients describe pain starting in the middle abdomen and radiating into the back. Pain can be worse when lying down and can often be relieved by leaning forward.

What can mimic pancreatitis?

A couple of acute abdominal conditions that can mimic pancreatitis include:

  • impacted gallstones (biliary colic)
  • gastric perforation or duodenal ulcer.

Can diverticulitis pain radiate to back?

The abdominal pain of diverticulitis is usually lower and/or left-sided abdominal pain. The pain is usually sharp and constant, and the pain may seem to travel, or radiate, to the leg, groin, back, and side.

What can cause that abdominal pain spreads to the back?


  • Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  • Endometriosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Gallstones
  • Kidney stones
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • What causes upper stomach pain radiating into the back?

    Atypical presentation of a heart attack

  • Inflammation of the sac around the heart,or pericarditis
  • Tearing of the inner wall of the aorta,or aortic aneurysm dissection
  • Atypical presentation of a lung blood clot,or pulmonary embolism
  • Esophageal inflammation or cancer
  • Spleen enlargement or injury
  • Collection of pus in the liver,or a liver abscess
  • What can lower left abdominal cramping and no period mean?

    While they may be harmless, it’s always worth investigating the root cause of having cramping but no period to ensure your symptoms aren’t more serious. Menstrual cramps are common, especially for women experiencing estrogen dominance, high prostaglandins or increased levels of inflammation.

    Are abdominal crunches bad for your lower back?

    Or at least for the time being, anyway. While crunches may not directly cause lower back pain, I honestly believe that they can exacerbate it. When someone presents with low back pain, I do believe that it can be the result of muscular weakness. In short, the muscles of the trunk (and often hips) are not strong enough job to stabilize the spine.