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hot bath

Etymology: AS, hat + baeth
a bath in which the temperature of the water is gradually raised to about 106° F (41.11° C).
A high-temperature water bath, which may be useful for various medical conditions

hot bath

A tub bath with the water covering the body to slightly above the nipple level. The temperature is gradually raised from 98°F (36.7°C) to the desired degree, usually to 108°F (42.2°C).
See also: bath

bath

1. a medium, e.g. water, vapor, sand or mud, with which the body is washed or in which the body is wholly or partially immersed for therapeutic or cleansing purposes; application of such a medium to the body.
2. the equipment or apparatus in which a body or object may be immersed.

colloid bath
a bath prepared by adding soothing agents, such as gelatin, starch, bran or similar substances, to the bath water, for the purpose of relieving skin irritation and pruritus. The patient is dried by patting rather than rubbing the skin. Care must be taken to avoid chilling.
contrast bath
alternate immersion of a part in hot water and cold water.
cool bath
one in water from 60 to 75°F (15 to 24°C).
emollient bath
a bath in a soothing and softening liquid, used in various skin disorders.
fish bath treatment
a separate tank prepared for this purpose is best. Is most effective as a means of treating skin conditions. There is insufficient absorption of most drugs from aquarium water.
hot bath
one in water from 98 to 112°F (36 to 44°C).
bath oil
a dispersible surfactant oil used in the treatment of dry skin disease, particularly seborrhea sicca.
tepid bath
one in water 85 to 92°F (30 to 33°C).
warm bath
one in water 90 to 104°F (32 to 40°C).
whirlpool bath
one in which the water is kept in constant motion by mechanical means. It has a gentle massaging action that promotes relaxation and is used in the treatment of skin diseases.
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