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What Is the Treatment for Hernias?
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Hernia treatment consists of surgery unless you have medical conditions that preclude surgery. In some cases, belts or trusses can be used to temporarily hold the hernia in place.
Are There Home Remedies for Hernias?
In general, all hernias should be repaired unless severe preexisting medical conditions make surgery unsafe. The possible exception to this is a hernia with a large opening. Trusses and surgical belts or bindings may be helpful in holding back the protrusion of selected hernias when surgery is not possible or must be delayed. However, they should never be used in the case of femoral hernias.
Avoid activities that increase intra-abdominal pressure (lifting, coughing, or straining) that may cause the hernia to increase in size.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/26/2016
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