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My son is 23. He was diagnosed with severe chrons decease,ulcerative

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My son is 23. He was diagnosed with severe chrons decease,ulcerative colitis and croctitis in January. The past 3 days he has noticed a bulgde starting from him scrodom to his anus....more so on the left side. He says when he coughs or strains or just passes gas its very painful. What could this be?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
This is a hernia
It isn't related to his bowel disease
However it is common in young men.
He needs it looked at right away. It might be a surgical fix