There may be various medical conditions which can cause one side pain or unilateral pain. It mainly involves chest, abdomen and specific parts like head, arms, eyes, face and legs and various other regions of the body.
Common causes of side pain
Migraine – Recurrent headaches may associate with nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances.
Occipital neuralgia – Often caused due to damage to the nerve.
Brain tumor – With increased intracranial pressure, headache often associated with vomiting.
Injury or trauma – To the particular side of head can cause headache.
Sinus infection – May cause one sided headache.
Injury or trauma – To the eye can cause eye pain
Foreign body – Any foreign body particle in the eye can cause eye pain.
Blephritis – In which there is inflammation of the eye lid, may lead to eye pain.
Ophtalmitis – In which there is pain along with swelling.
Injury or trauma – To the arm can cause pain in the arm.
Overstretching of muscles or muscle sprain – causes arm pain.
Arthritis – It includes mainly osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout.
Compression of nerve – Can also cause arm pain.
Dislocation of the joint – Which results in to severe arm pain
It include acidity, Costochondritis, Pneumothorax, pneumonia, gas, tenderness of muscles, myocardial infraction, angina pectoris, stress, heavy meal, alcohol, , smoking etc.
It mainly include constipation, volvulus, acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, carcinoma pancreas, ruptured or enlarged spleen, renal stone, pylonephritis, glomerulonephritis, acute appendicitis, ureteric colic, ectopic pregnancy etc.
Lower abdomen pain – Include parasitic infection in the small intestine, ca sigmoid colon, diverticulitis, ovarian cyst, oophoritis, endometriosis, salpingitis etc.
Diagnosis of side pain –
Diagnosis entirely depend upon condition and causation
Treatment of one sided pain
Homeopathic treatment of side pain – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat side pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for side pain treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the pain. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following medicines which cover one sided pain:
Left sided remedies – Lachesis, Spigelia, Graphitis, Platina, Sulphur, Natrum Sulph, Oleander, Mag Carb, Antim Crude, Zincum Met, Capsicum, Arnica Mont, Phosphorous, Mezereum, Cina and various other medicines.
Right sided remedies – Apis Mel, belladonna, aurum met, Baptisia, Rhus Tox, Calcaria carb, Colocynth, cantharis, Nux vom, Pulsatilla and many other medicines.
Allopathic treatment – entirely depend upon cause and medical condition. .
Other methods of treatments include – Hydrotherapy, Relaxation therapy, Massage therapy, Acupressure, Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Psycho therapy etc.