Lump in the groin

Groin lumps can be from the glands or lymph nodes that occupy the area. These can be inflamed when there is an illness, infection or serious medical condition such as cancer. Lumps in the groin can be due to swelling from a tear or direct impact injury. Lumps can be non painful, soft or hard and can be related to cysts.

If a force or pulling sensation as occurred the lump could be from a rupture of the tendon creating the muscle or tendon itself to congregate. Injuries that cause this symptom are listed below:
  • Groin Strain

    Groin Strain

    A groin strain is a tear or rupture to any of the adductor muscles on the inside of the thigh. Symptoms include a sudden sharp pain in the thigh which can range from a quite mild niggling injury to very severe injuries that are completely debilitating.

  • Groin Pain

    The most common cause of pain in the groin is an acute groin strain and this is frequently seen in twisting and turning sports such as American football, rugby and soccer.  Whereas acute groin strains can take 2 to 3 weeks to recover, chronic groin injuries can take months if not years to clear up, often because there are several possible causes.