Causes Of Groin Pain

Groin pain is very common in men and it can occur due to different reasons. These reasons can be serious diseases or small muscle pulls and pinched nerves. Some people get very worried and embarrassed when they have pain in their groin and they do not even got the doctor because of the embarrassment. They should understand that pain in the groin is just like pain in any other part of the body and there is nothing to feel uncomfortable about it. There are many medical issues that can cause pain in the groin. In this article, you will read the medical problem, which can lead to pain in the groin.

Muscle pull

The most common cause of pain in the groin is muscle pull. It is known as ligament or tender strain too. This problem occurs due to physical act where you pull or push heavy weight or bend your body in some particular manner. It is not a definite thing that, these physical acts will cause pain in the groin but there are chances of the occurrence of this problem. The person who has a muscle pull will feel tender in the groin area and thigh area. The person will feel pain specifically when the person brings his legs together or raise his knees. The people who are involved in sports or do a lot of gym go through this problem more than other people do. This problem can be treated very easily. People normally take some rest or do some gentle stretching but if that does not work and pain does not go, the doctor suggests different creams to relief the pain.

Testicular tumour (Leydig cell tumour)

This can also be a reason for pain in the groin and everyone knows that Tumour of any kind if a life-threatening problem. There are very hard treatments to treat tumors. This problem can develop in adults and kids both and it is a very rare problem. There is only one treatment for this treatment and that is Testis-sparing surgery.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones can go to abdomen area of a body through the ureter and these stones can cause pain in the groin. These stones are based on different elements such as calcium oxalate or calcium phosphate. There are other elements too, which are present in these stones such as magnesium ammonium phosphate, uric acid or cysteine stones. If the problem grows, it can lead to nausea and vomiting.  If the symptoms start showing the person should go to a doctor as soon as possible.


A hernia is a very serious problem that can occur in men. It starts from small swelling in the groin area and leads to severe pain. this problem can only be treated by surgery.

Hip pain

Hip pain can also cause pain in the groin. There can be many reasons which can cause pain in the hip. It can be because of a pinched nerve or it can be because of infection. The nerve system of hips and groin has been naturally made in a way that connects both parts with each other. To treat the pain in the groin, the hip and groin pain will need to be treated. There are different hip pain treatments. The doctor will suggest better what treatment is required.