Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.
Just to review: you've indicated that you are at least 55 years old, have hip pain as well as pain in other joints, and that the hip pain began suddenly.
Some people notice a painful area, like a bad bruise, over the outside of the hip. The next question --the last one!-- asks about that.
Can you reproduce the pain by pressing on one spot over the outside of the hip?