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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I have chronic inflammation on the right side of my penis and an urge to urinate that persists even after treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am in my mid 20’s and I usually recover from most things quickly, but this has persisted for some time. I also quit smoking since in the beginning whenever I would smoke, it would feel like I am burning inside my private area. My health issues started after waking up one morning to ...  Read Full »

Dr. Madhav Tiwari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From what I have read, it seems like you have some degree of prostatitis and urethritis. Please help me with a few details so that we can get to the bottom of this issue: 1. Do you have diabetes, hypertension, or any other illnesses? 2. Are you sexually active or mastu...  Read Full »

I am a 52-year-old female with a history of endometriosis and ovarian cyst. Now I have pain in my lower back and groin. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 52-year-old female, have had endometriosis my entire life, and have never been able to have a child. I have had ovarian cysts before, but they go away. However, I recently had a cyst on my left ovary, lower back, and groin pain, and my period has returned (my last period was fiv...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Your history suggests that you should closely monitor your reproductive system to avoid future complications. Nulliparity (a woman who has never had a pregnancy), endometriosis, ovarian cysts, and left ovarian removal all increase the risk...  Read Full »

What could cause a lump inside the groin with moving skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male. I have a lump on the inside of my groin. It is about the size of a 5 cent Australian piece, and I can feel it under my skin almost as if the skin moves over the top of it. So, I do not think it is a dermatological thing. I have little spots around my pubic ar...  Read Full »

Dr. Thakre Mahendra Shivram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If I am not wrong 5 cents Australian piece is around 2 cm in size. As you have described, it is a lymph node in your inguinal region. The human body has about 600 lymph nodes. Their role is to clean antigens from the extracellular fluid. It helps in fighting inflammation...  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 Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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...  Read Full »

I have a lump in my groin with yellow discharge after getting popped. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a lump in my groin, which I pushed, and it popped. Now I have a small hole near my vaginal opening which leaks yellow clear stringy discharge and also a small amount of blood if I push where the lump used to be. I have had this a couple of months now what could it be? There is n...  Read Full »

Dr. Suchada Chaiwechakarn

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The opening is your urethra. The yellowish discharge and blood tinged discharge is coming from urethral diverticulum which is an outpouching of the urethra. It is not infection although you see stuff that looks like pus. The treatment would be surgical removal of the...  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. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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...  Read Full »

I had testicular pain and groin discomfort after having unprotected oral sex. Kindly help.

Query: Hello, I am a 42-year-old male. I have a kidney infection. I was diagnosed with Parkinson's ten years ago. I do not have any history of fever or nausea for the past eight weeks. My issues started about eight weeks ago. I had oral sex with sex worker and also had vaginal-protected sex. Within 72 hour...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Subhash Pandya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Your symptoms suggest it could be prostatitis. This is an infection or swelling in the prostate gland. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Get sonography of KUB, and urine culture done. Take the tablet Doxycycline...  Read Full »

My 15-year-old son had discomfort in his right groin, and his ultrasound report showed a right inguinal hernia. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My 15-year-old son has been complaining of discomfort in his right groin for several months. The pain is not severe or stabbing but rather more discomfort and perhaps very mildly painful for a few moments. We took him to a pediatrician's office, and she did not feel anything abnormal ...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have reviewed the attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The mild discomfort he is having may be due to a hernia. My concern is the 9 mm lymph node, which is somewhat more in this ag...  Read Full »

What should I do for pain in groin and activity restriction?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had mild right-side groin pain for about two years, making it very difficult to run. One morning, I woke up unable to use my right leg because of the severity of the pain. I was very active then, so I assumed it was a sprain in or around the groin. The pain got better about a week...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to To allay your anxiety, let me open my answer that an inguinal lymph node of up to 1 cm in size is acceptable. The exact size must be mentioned on the ultrasound. Usually, the lymph node is not painful to cause so much motility limitation. Now coming back to your diagno...  Read Full »

I have urinary incontinence, pain and swelling in groin lymph nodes. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 34 years old male. I started having incontinence problems about four to six months ago (cause unknown). It began with issues only happening at night while sleeping. A month ago it had progressed to occasionally not even being able to make it to the bathroom before I began to pee. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. I have some questions for you as follows: At present do you have any incontinence? Was it protected or unprotected sex? Are ulcers at the site of the cut or in your penis? If possible send me more broad view images of ulcers and penis...  Read Full »

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