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Are you worried about your Groin Pain (Male)?

What causes Groin Pain (Male)?

These include:


Hernia – Bulge in your groin or scrotum caused by fat or intestine pushing through a weak spot in your muscle.

Prostatitis – Inflammation of the prostate gland.

Epididymitis – Swelling of the epididymis (tube that stores sperm).

Orchitis – Swelling in one or both testicles .

Kidney Stones – Small crystals that form in your kidneys and get stuck in tubes leading to your bladder .

Testicular Cancer – Rare form of cancer that can cause a painful lump in or on your testicle, if found early it is almost always treated and cured.

Hip Conditions - Diseases of the hip, such as arthritis, which can present as groin pain.

What can you do at home?

If you believe that your groin pain is likely a result of overexertion during recent physical activity, there are several things you can do at home to help alleviate the discomfort.


  • Take pain relievers such as ibuprofen or paracetamol.
  • Use an ice pack on the area to reduce inflammation, covering the ice pack in a towel, apply to the injured area 20 minutes at a time, 2 to 4 times a day.
  • Rest, avoid physical activity as much as possible.
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You should also seek further medical attention if you experience any of the following:

You should seek immediate medical attention if your groin pain is accompanied by any of the following:

  • Intense testicle pain that comes on suddenly
  • Pain in your abdomen, chest, or back
  • Nausea, vomiting, fever


You should schedule an appointment with your GP if:

  • Your groin pain is causing you severe discomfort
  • Your symptoms have continued for more than a few days
  • You notice blood in your urine
  • You notice swelling or a lump in your testicle
Are you worried about your Groin Pain (Male)?

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Possible Causes and Related Conditions
  • Avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due to limited blood flow)
  • Avulsion fracture (ligament or tendon pulled from the bone)
  • Bursitis (joint inflammation)
  • Epididymitis (testicle inflammation)
  • Hydrocele (fluid buildup that causes swelling of the scrotum)
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Kidney stones
  • Mumps
  • Muscle strain
  • Orchitis (inflamed testicle)
  • Osteoarthritis (disease causing the breakdown of joints)
  • Pinched nerve
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Retractile testicle (testicle that moves between the scrotum and abdomen)
  • Sciatica
  • Scrotal masses
  • Spermatocele (fluid buildup in the testicle)
  • Sprains
  • Stress fractures
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Tendinitis
  • Testicular cancer
  • Testicular torsion (twisted testicle)
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)
  • Varicocele (enlarged veins in the scrotum)