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Abdominal Binder

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Feb 4, 2024.

What is an abdominal binder?

An abdominal binder is fitted elastic material that goes around your abdomen. It may be used to support your muscles. It also keeps bandages in place, or helps incisions heal after abdominal or pelvic surgery.

What do I need to know about an abdominal binder?

How do I use an abdominal binder?

When should I contact my healthcare provider?

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