A sitz bath is a bath in which a person sits in water up to the hips. It is used to relieve discomfort and pain in the lower part of the body, for example, due to hemorrhoids (piles), anal fissures, rectal surgery, an episiotomy, uterine cramps, inflammatory bowel disease, and infections of the bla...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. immersion of the perineum and buttocks only, with the legs outside the tub.
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[n] - a bathtub in which your buttocks and hips are immersed as if you were sitting in a chair and you bathe in a sitting position
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Sitz' bath` [ German sitzbad .] A tub in which one bathes in a sitting posture; also, a bath so taken; a hip bath.
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Immersion of only the perineum and buttocks, with the legs being outside the tub. ... Origin: Ger. Sitzen, to sit ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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hip bath noun a bathtub in which your buttocks and hips are immersed as if you were sitting in a chair and you bathe in a sitting position
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• A tub in which one bathes in a sitting posture; also, a bath so taken; a hip bath.
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A shallow pan that fits on the toilet bowl and is filled with warm water to soothe and temporarily relieve pain. A sitz bath can be used to sooth the perineum after an episiotomy or tear from childbirth and reduce pain or swelling in hemorrhoids and anal fissures. Sitting in the warm, clean water fo...
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A shallow, tepid bath often recommended to soothe the discomfort and pain of episiotomy
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1) Basin used in hydrotherapy
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