Sharp pain in groin

A sharp or sudden pain in the groin can be from a direct impact or related trauma. May be described as a shooting pain in the groin and can be from a strain or tear. Sharp pains can also be from tendons, ligaments and bone injuries. A sharp pain in the groin can also be referred through the nervous system.

A testicle condition can also spread pain to the groin region and this can be sharp pain or alternatively a hernia related injury could have the feeling of pain in the groin. Injuries with 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.