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intr.v. erupted, erupting, erupts
a. To break through the gums in developing. Used of teeth.
b. To appear on the skin. Used of a rash or blemish.

e·rup′tive adj.
e·rup′tive·ly adv.

Patient discussion about erupt

Q. What is the cause of my head rash? I have a rash on my head. It is red and itchy, what could it be from?

A. A head rash can be caused from lots of different things. I found a website that helps you diagnose it with charts:

Q. What do I do with this horrible Diaper Rash?? I have no idea what is up with my daughters diaper rash, she is a year old and I do everything to keep this rash from coming, but it comes back! All week I have let her run without a diaper on trying to let it air out as much as possible, (thank god for carpet shampooers).Is there any secret that someone has to getting rid of this rash?

A. My own daughter was yeasty from whatever they do to newborns in the hospital and I battled it ever day until I started taking garlic gel tabs. Because I breasfed her she got all the benefits of it and her bottom cleared right up.
Probiotics can help, yogurt, kefir and the like. Super Salve from is amazing in its healing abilities. Avoid processed foods and especially sugars.

Q. Doyou know if the Plant Yarrow give a RASH?

A. ThanksTerrany and Henry for your answers. I do need more information concerning skin contact with Yarrow.MRaye

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htm) Mount Sinabung: Sumatra Volcano Erupts Again as Thousands Flee Homes [PHOTOS]
But could a volcano really erupt in downtown Los Angeles?
Active volcanoes have erupted recently and are expected to continue to erupt again soon.
A slight increase in the velocity of sound waves bouncing off the sun's far side may alert scientists about a region likely to erupt before the far side rotates into view (SN: 3/18/00, p.
What makes the Cascade volcanoes so important is that while they do not erupt nearly as often as their counterparts in Hawaii, when they do it is far more explosive.
Some scientists suspect that if prominences get too twisted, they become unstable and erupt.
Within active regions on the sun--places that show intense magnetic activity--those areas that exhibit an S-shaped pattern in their X-ray emissions are the ones most likely to erupt.
The lag reflects the time it took magma to work its way up to the seafloor and erupt at the surface.
Long Valley did not erupt, but a question burned in Linde's mind.
With a single hot spot beneath the ridge, distant volcanoes could not erupt at the same time.
A supervolcano erupts about every 50,000 years, suggesting we're overdue the next one.