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How do medications treat a Richter's hernia?

A Richter's hernia is a type of abdominal wall hernia that requires immediate surgery to correct. If infection is present, antibiotics are used to clear the infection. However, strangulated tissue will need to be surgical removed and the intestine repaired.

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