Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Lumps or Pain Within the Scrotum
Fortunately, pain in the scrotum is rarely a sign of a serious problem such as cancer.
When the discomfort is in the top portion of the scrotum, near the groin, likely causes include a hernia, pinched nerve, or strain of a ligament or muscle.
Does the pain seem to be coming from the groin?