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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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FLATTEN burgers, steaks, and chops with a spatula - it will only press out flavourful juices and cause flare-ups.
Mid-January 2010: It is becoming obvious that these flare-ups are not isolated incidents.
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.
For stressed skin Dr Weil For Origins Face Mask, [euro]45 Helps rebuild the skin's protective barrier to defend against stress-related flare-ups.
Many lupus patients take anti-inflammatory medication to suppress flare-ups of their symptoms.
To explore this question, Eun Mi Hur, PhD, who was then a graduate student in Steinman's lab, began using a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (experimental autoimmune encephalomyletis, or EAE) to investigate how osteopontin could cause these flare-ups.
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.
And he soon found that the flare-ups of the condition were relieved.
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.
It's not only the turkey that gets overheated at Christmas, family flare-ups are inevitable.