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Bradenton, FL
A 20-year-old male asked:

My 15 y/o son may have brusitis (left hip) from running, can it heal on its own?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Bursitis of the hip.: Bursitis is an inflammatory process of the fluid-filled cushion that surrounds an protects the hip joint. Generally this does heal on its own, maybe supported by anti-inflammatory medications, but it can take several weeks to properly heal. If not, then an Orthopedic evaluation may be wise.
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