Antonyms for douching

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Oftentimes the douching of the nostrils with salt water will stop a cold at once.

And here I am douching you on your doorstep with cold water.

While he is douching the patient the nurse will hold the bag.

In some cases, however, douches work better and the two best things for douching are: tincture of iodine and lactic acid.

The winter was very cold, and the douching which was ordered for his sprained foot to restore its strength gave him a cold.

The insertion of a suppository or douching can be easily done by the patient herself.

A good deal of nonsense is still talked by some medical practitioners about the alleged harmfulness of douching.

Fritz's behaviour, perhaps, decided which of the two actions should be carried out—the douching or the fanning.

Some hold to dipping, some to douching, and some to sprinkling, as the scripture mode of administering it.

Relief usually results from bathing, douching, and massage, and from repeated gentle stretching of the nerve.