Groin pain, Groin swelling: 3 Possible Causes
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What causes groin pain and groin swelling? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Hernia

A hernia occurs when an organ pushes through an opening in the muscle or tissue that holds it in place. For example, the intestines may break through a weakened area in the abdominal wall. Hernias are most common in th...

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2

Orchitis

Orchitis is the inflammation of the testicles. It can be caused by either a bacterial or viral infection. It's commonly caused by the mumps virus.

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3

Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is a cancer that originates in one or both testicles. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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