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Hernia FAQs (cont.)

What medications are used to treat a hernia?

There are no medications to treat a hernia directly. The doctor may prescribe medications to reduce the risk of worsening a hernia (such as a stool softener or cough medicine).

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/5/2014

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