What is Warm compress?

Category: Others


Warm compresses can be used to treat a variety of ailments including swelling, aches or pains. The application of heat can relax tight muscles causing tissues to relax. This decreases pain caused by muscle tension or spasms. It also causes vasodilation of blood vessels which increases circulation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Neck pain 2 0
Abdominal cramps 1 1
Arthritis pain 1 1
Back pain 1 0
Blurry vision 1 0
Burning sensation in eyes 1 1

Show all 13 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Warm compress

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently using Warm compress

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 2

Why patients stopped taking Warm compress

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
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Currently using Warm compress

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Warm compress

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3
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There are no evaluations for Warm compress.