Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Based upon your answers, your hip pain could be due to tendonitis, strain or sprain, perhaps related to recent activities. It may improve on its own in a short amount of time.
To decrease pain, rest the hip and avoid those activities that may have triggered the pain. Over-the-counter pain medications, topical treatments (such as IcyHot or BenGay), or the application of ice may also provide some relief.
More information could be helpful in sorting out the cause of your hip pain.