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How does a truss treat a hernia?

A truss is not a cure for a hernia but is used to support the hernia before surgery. If your doctor approves a hernia truss, the truss will be fitted to control your hernia. A truss only treats the symptoms of a hernia, it cannot correct the hernia. Over time, the hernia can grow large or develop complications.

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