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How do I get a hernia truss?

The first step in getting a hernia truss is to see your doctor. Your doctor will examine your hernia and decide whether a truss can be used. If your doctor prescribes a truss, it's best to have them fit you for the truss. Although over-the-counter hernia trusses are available, you need to be measured for the truss. A truss must be fitted and worn correctly to provide the correct amount of support for your hernia.

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