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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.
These serious flare-ups resulted in 33 per cent of respondents being admitted to hospital and a similar proportion having surgery.
They live with constant discomfort and unpredictable flare-ups.
Obviously, I've beaten that rap and several other similar statements during later years' flare-ups.
Looking more specifically within the emergency department data for asthma flare-ups in children and for aggravation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease similarly yielded no correlation between spraying and symptoms.
It also recommended that all patients be tested for the presence of chronic hepatitis B virus before starting antiretroviral treatment for HIV, and that patients co-infected with hepatitis B be closely monitored for at least several months after FTC is discontinued, as there have been hepatitis B flare-ups when treatment is stopped.
Finally, at a calm time, talk to your dad about these hurtful flare-ups.
After losing two boyfriends during two successive MS flare-ups, Katherine Thompson, still in her early twenties, resigned herself to "live with my dad forever.
Through avid reading, they began to see connections between the foods Wade ate and his flare-ups of allergies and asthma.
Four of 7 patients known to have ulcerative colitis prior to transplantation experienced flare-ups of their disease after receiving new livers, the investigators reported.
Families bottling asthma and allergies this time of the year can help reduce flare-ups with an easy to follow room-by-room cleaning plan, courtesy of The Soap and Detergent Association's (SDA) website, www.