Transient Synovitis of the Hip | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my child’s hip pain?
  • What is the best treatment option?
  • Do I need to take my child’s temperature on a regular basis? What should I do if he/she develops a fever?
  • How long before my child can expect relief from his/her pain?
  • Is there anything I can do at home to help relieve my child’s pain?
  • Is it possible that my child’s symptoms could return?
  • Is it safe for my child to exercise? What kind of exercises are ok?

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 10/96