What is a warm compress?

Updated: 4/28/2022
User Avatar

Wiki User

16y ago

Best Answer

if u r freezing it can help you get warm where you wont get hypothermia.

User Avatar

Wiki User

16y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is a warm compress?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Should you Use a warm compress when caring for any wound?

warmth tends to breed bacteria. Only use a warm compress AFTER a wound is dressed.

Can a hot compress make the pus go down?

A warm compress is used to draw pus to the surface and onto the compress material. It should be as warm as bearable, rather than too hot to cause scalding. Change the compress frequently, and only use a new compress as a replacement. Don't wash and reuse a compress to avoid further infection.

What do you do when somebody has back pain?

warm compress and rest

After Liposuction bruises and swollen hot or cold compress?

Post cosmetic surgery you should use warm compress. My mother just had a breast reduction and was instructed to use a warm compress. Cold compress is to reduce swelling or inflammation after an injury like a spained ankle. Wish you the best in the healing process.

One way to warm air without adding heat is to?

Compress it, such as by inflating a tire

How do you get rid of rashes after a blood test?

Apply warm water compress on the specific area

What is a home remedy for pain?

It depends on the type of pain and location in the body. Muscular pain responds well to warm Epson salt baths and head pain responds well to cold compress. Ice helps arthritis; warm compress or heating pad helps muscular pain.

What is the quickest way to get rid of a love bite on your neck?

Use a warm compress on your neck. What has happened is that your skin has become bruised and if you use the warm compress, the area will get more circulation to the area and break up the bruise a bit faster. Oh and next time? Make Him/Her stay below the collar bones.

What causes eye swelling to go down?

putting a hot compress or warm wetted clean wash towel on it could help

Can clouds be compressed?

Technically they can be as most of their volume is gaseous. However you compress a cloud it will warm adiabatically, and with enough heating from compression the cloud will evaporate.

What treatments are available for sinus infections other that saline sprays?

Why not try using a warm compress on your sinuses. Although it might not speed recovery from the infection, a hot compress placed across the forehead or over the nose might ease your sinus pain.

Can you use icy hot while breast feeding?

No, pain medications should be applied in the breast while breastfeeding just apply warm compress for engorgement, breastfeed baby or pump breastmilk and apply cold compress in between feedings to relieve pain.