I had bulges that would pop out at certain times. The second one was a femoral hernia which is pretty rare, and I had to undergo emergency surgery for that one because it was strangulated. Surgery was something like 30 minutes and I missed two weeks total time from work.
Breast Cancer at 37; bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction.
Colon resection 2004; Sub-Total colectomy September 2007 for colonic inertia - didn't work.
Son with UC; taking Asacol and
6MP with Prednisone and Rowasa added during flareups. Recently diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis - now on Humira. Canasa now added due to UP.
Husband with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.