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Hip Pain

You have indicated the following: you are younger than 55 years old, you have no joint pain other than in the hip, there is pain when pressing over the hip area, and symptoms began suddenly.

Based on your answers, some of the most likely causes of your hip pain are

  • tendonitis

  • bursitis

  • muscle strain or other minor injury.

Over-the-counter pain medicines, rest and ice may be helpful, but if symptoms persist, it is important that you see a physician for evaluation.

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