Pain in the groin area is a symptom. The groin area is the area where the upper thigh meets the lower abdomen.
Pain in the groin area arises from conditions affecting a variety of organs, including musculoskeletal pain or pain related to the male reproductive organs.
Groin pain might occur immediately after an injury, or pain might come on gradually over a period of weeks or even months. Groin pain might be worsened by continued use of the injured area.
Pain in the groin can also originate in areas other than the groin, such as the leg. This is known as radiating or referred pain. For example, injury to the muscles or tendons in the leg can cause radiating pain to the groin area.
What are the causes of groin pain?Muscle strains, bursitis, fractures, and hernias are some common causes of groin pain. Avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due to limited blood flow). Avulsion fracture (ligament or tendon pulled from the bone), Bursitis (joint inflammation)
Swollen lymph nodes usually occur as a result of exposure to bacteria or viruses.
An inguinal hernia occurs when internal tissues push through a weak spot in the groin muscles. This can create a bulging lump in your groin area and cause pain.
Kidney stones (small, hard mineral deposits in the kidneys and bladder) or bone fractures can cause groin pain as well.
Epididymitis (testicle inflammation), Hydrocele (fluid buildup that causes swelling of the scrotum), Orchitis (inflamed testicle), testicular cancer etc
Ovarian cysts, bacterial infections, swollen lymph nodes, sexually transmitted diseases, urinary tract infections,