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flare-up

(flâr′ŭp′)
n.
1. An outburst or eruption: a flare-up of anger.
2. A sudden worsening of the symptoms of a disease or condition: a flare-up of eczema.

flare-up

Medtalk An acute worsening of a condition
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Effect of prophylactic amoxicillin on endodontic flare-up in asymptomatic, necrotic teeth.
FLATTEN burgers, steaks, and chops with a spatula - it will only press out flavourful juices and cause flare-ups.
But the day grew gradually warmer and drier - leading to a few flare-ups during the afternoon - and fire tacticians remained wary of the hot weather expected to move into the area beginning today.
But we also expect the potential and frequency of those flare-ups to decrease over time.
DETECT CUES EARLY He said: "By keeping a diary of what you ate when you ate it, stressful situations you found yourself in and how you responded to them, you will draw connections between triggers and flare-ups.
Many women also report that they experience eczema flare-ups at the same time during their menstrual cycles each month.
Wallace, 41, of Dunfermline, toldPerth Sheriff Court that he suffered from bowel problem Crohn's disease and was prone to sudden flare-ups of diaorrhea.
Migratory flare-ups might be peculiar to European Lyme disease, he remarks, but researchers need to check.
They suffer from unpredictable flare-ups that cause vision problems, memory loss, tremors, partial paralysis, and other neurological symptoms.
Marder and his colleagues of West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center, is that low doses of antipsychotics, also called neuroleptics, are useful but should be prescribed only if a patient can be closely monitored for eventual symptom flare-ups that can lead to a return of full-blown schizophrenia.
Treatment was initiated within seven days of the onset of a flare-up, with evaluations made at baseline, at the end of treatment (six weeks), and after a six-week observation period (12 weeks).