Pain In Groin

Pain in the groin region are usually referred pain due to numerous causes like kidney stones, testicular twisting, epididymitis, orchitis, testicular cancer, etc. It is the region where the upper thigh and lower abdomen meet. Common localized groin pain are due to muscle pull or tear due to strained physical activity. Groin pain associated with fever, urine changes, nausea, lump, etc., needs immediate medical attention.

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Will antibiotics heal my painful groin cysts?

Query: Hello doctor,I have two groin cysts. They are red and purple lumps under the skin, the size of a 50c Austrian coin, and are painful to touch. I have two of them next to one another and are on glands and arteries, and blood vessels. I have been given a double dosage of antibiotics, and a 50 % chance ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I have gone through the photos and details (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It appears to be due to some infection in the local region, maybe the genital area or lower limbs. Look for any infection in the area. Anyway, yo...  Read Full »

I work hours sitting on a chair. Can it cause pain in the groin and upper genital area?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in the groin and upper genital area; I do not know the exact location, but I can feel the pain from the inside. What are these symptoms? I will attach a picture. When I am under a lot of stress, the groin is very uncomfortable, and I sometimes feel discomfort and throbbing ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your history. As per me, it appears to be neuromuscular pain. It may be because of the same posture for a long duration. Herpes does not cause this type of pain. A skin rash also accompanies it. So I do not think it is herpes. I suggest you change posture f...  Read Full »

I have pain in the groin and upper genital area. Is it due to herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in the groin and upper genital area; the exact location is not known, but I can feel the pain from inside the skin. What are these symptoms? I will attach a picture. When I am under a lot of stress, the groin is very uncomfortable, and I sometimes feel discomfort and throbb...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This area can represent herpes infection as the distribution of pain is superficial, as the exact distribution of herpes pain on the skin. I suggest you check 1) Antigen titers. 2) Antiviral treatment (if antigen titers are high). 3) Blood test for herpes simplex 1 and 2....  Read Full »

What is causing the pain in my groin and upper genital area?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain in the groin and upper genital area. The pain is felt inside the skin. What are these symptoms? I will attach a picture. When I am under a lot of stress, the groin is very uncomfortable, and I sometimes feel discomfort and throbbing in the genital area. And I have to work ma...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The kind of pain you are telling needs physical examination or at least ultrasonography of that region. Pictures are normal (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), not showing abnormality. It could be a hernia or cord inflammation. But correct diagnosi...  Read Full »

Is it common to have pain in the testicles if you do not masturbate?

Query: Hello doctor, After watching porn, if I do not masturbate, I get intolerable pain in my testicles, but after masturbating, it gets normal. I do not know if it is normal to get such pain; please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. There are many reasons for the pain you are experiencing. I need more information on the following as it might be, 1)Due to any previous injury. 2)Due to holding or prolonging orgasm during masturbation. 3)Due to epididymitis (Inflamma...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in the groin on erection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old healthy male. After defecation, I have secretion of seminal fluid, which is followed by pain in the penis. On erection, I have slight pain in the groin.  Read Full »


Dr. Madathupalayam Madhankumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Secretion of seminal fluid after defecation is a normal event. Do not worry about it. The reason for the pain could be due to an infection, and it has to be diagnosed. The location and the source of infection have to be identified. Please get the following tests done: ...  Read Full »

Why do I have pain in my groin and abdomen while playing football?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing acute pain in my groin and lower abdomen while playing football. This pain started around four months back, as a result, I had to stop playing. Thus the pain was not there since last two weeks and it started today after I played football again. The pain does not g...  Read Full »


Dr. Jeremy David O' Kennedy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your sports-induced groin pain. The most common cause of pain in the groin in males of your age and habitus is muscle, ligament or tendon strain resulting from the particular activity. This is not a serious problem and can usually be effectively treate...  Read Full »

What are the common causes for upper abdominal pain?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 40-year-old male with a weight of 81 kilograms and a height of five feet eleven inches. I am not taking any medications. I have an on and off upper abdominal pain for five months. Sometimes I have pain in my lower abdomen and pain in the groin and testicles. My overall health remain...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your upper abdominal pain does not occur due to a kidney stone as your ultrasound does not show any stones in your kidney or any blockages to the kidney. Your liver and gallbladder remain normal. I think that your gastric pain occurs due to gastritis or gastric ulcer. I...  Read Full »

Can ejaculation cause pain in my lest testis?

Query: Hello, I want to ask about the pain in my left groin and my left testes when I am ejaculating or having intercourse and masturbating. After orgasm, the pain will subside and will feel normal again. The pain is tolerable. I am guessing that the pain is due to muscle or nerve damage due to the wrong ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please rest assured that you do not have nerve damage. However, we must rule out three possible reasons: 1) Inflammation of the epididymis, 2) A cyst. 3) Testicular cancer. The last one is of most significant importance since lower back pain can also be a symptom of...  Read Full »

What causes mild pain in the left groin area and testicle?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old male. I started to have mild pain in the left groin area last night. It got increased while moving. I also started to have mild pain in the left testicle. But it was not continuous. It happened sharply while changing body postures or during deep breathing. I do not hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer Samer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Left groin pain radiating to the left testicle can occur due to left ureteric stone or left epididymo-orchitis or left small inguinal hernia. Left ureteric stone often occurs with groin pain. Sometimes, if the stone lies in the left lower ureter, then the pain occurs in the...  Read Full »

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