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cold pack

n.
1. A compress of gauze, cloth, or plastic filled or moistened with a cold fluid and applied externally to swollen or injured body parts to relieve pain and swelling.
2. A canning process in which uncooked food is packed in jars or cans, then sterilized by heat.

cold pack

n
1. (Medicine)
a. a method of lowering the body temperature by wrapping a person in a sheet soaked in cold water
b. the sheet so used
2. (Cookery) a tinning process in which raw food is packed in cans or jars and then heated

cold′ pack`


n.
1. a cold towel, ice bag, etc., applied to the body to reduce swelling, relieve pain, etc.
2. a method of canning uncooked food by placing it in jars or cans and sterilizing in a bath of boiling water or steam.
[1905–10]
cold′-pack`, v.t.
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99 LloydsPharmacy Reusable Hot Cold Pack 2004 Norris The Reusable Hot Cold Pack provides drug free pain relief, reduces swelling and provides temporary relief of muscle aches, strains and sprains.
99 LloydsPharmacy Reusable Hot Cold Pack The Reusable Hot Cold Pack provides drug free pain relief, reduces swelling and provides temporary relief of muscle aches, strains and sprains.
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If the tooth is fractured, do a warm water rinse and apply a cold pack or compress.
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If your back is swollen or bruised, heat should not be applied; instead, use a cold pack to reduce the inflammation.
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In the event the plug needs to dissolve sooner, the surgeon can dissolve the gel plug by applying a cold pack or cold saline to the blood vessel.
A cold pack, ice bag, or plastic bag filled with crushed ice and wrapped in a towel can be used.
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If it doesn't, put a cold pack on your leg and then apply a compression bandage.