We have all experienced pain in our bodies at one time in our lives that we cannot describe or find out what caused it.

In those moments, we wish we could look inside our bodies so as to be able to identify the organ or the place from which the pain stems.

There are several types of pain to which the body usually reacts, so read further to find out which they are.

Nevertheless, you should by no means rely solely on this information and make sure to always consult your doctor whenever you feel severe pain in any of these parts of the body.

Heart

If something is wrong with your heart, you will feel squeezing, tightness or pain in your chest, which may continue through your left arm, shoulder or neck. Unlike with other types of pain, the heart is not much linked to body movement or breathing.

Kidneys

Kidney pain may often be mistaken as common back pain. The difference is the fact that kidney pain is much deeper and hurts under the ribs. Muscle pain is usually felt under the kidneys.

Small Intestine

Most frequently, problems with the small intestine may cause pain in the navel. If you feel strong and transverse pain when you bend down or walk, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

Large Intestine/Colon

If you have problems with your large intestine, your condition will be characterized by abdominal pain, on the right side. This problem may also lead to difficulty in emptying the bowels.

Lungs

The lungs alone cannot cause any pain because they don’t have any nerve endings. However, you may experience dull pain in your chest around the lungs. This pain may also be followed by mild coughing and loss of air.

Appendix

The appendix is located in the lower, right part of your abdomen. However, the pain caused by problems with this organ may be spread throughout the entire stomach, both in the upper and lower part. It may even spread to the right leg.

Stomach

Provided that you have problems with your stomach, the pain may manifest itself under the ribs, in the middle, and you may also feel it at the same level but from behind, in the back area. Stomach pain is close to the heart, which is why it may often be mistaken. For this reason, it is best to consult your doctor.

 Liver and Bile

In the event of liver and bile issues, the pain occurs in the upper right part of the abdomen, or at the same level on the side of your back. Common symptoms include bitterness in the mouth, jaundice, and many other signs.

Pancreas

The pain due to pancreas occurs in the center of the upper part of the abdomen. Less intense pain may spread throughout the entire abdomen. This pain may increase when you lie on your back or after eating.

Sources:

Everyday Health

Healthy Beginnings

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