sitz bath

Type: Term Definitions: 1. immersion of the perineum and buttocks only, with the legs outside the tub.
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sitz bath

[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

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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sitz bath

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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sitz bath

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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Sitz bath

• A tub in which one bathes in a sitting posture; also, a bath so taken; a hip bath.
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Sitz Bath

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 for 15 to 20 minutes is recommended.
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Sitz bath

A sitz bath or hip 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 bladder, prostate or vagina. It works by ...
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Sitz bath

A shallow, tepid bath often recommended to soothe the discomfort and pain of episiotomy
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