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break out in a rash

To experience visible skin irritation. After my husband broke out in a rash, we realized that the bushes he'd been trimming in the back yard were actually poison ivy. I had to go to the emergency room because the medication I'd been prescribed caused me to break out in a rash and have trouble breathing.
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break out in a rash

[for the skin] to erupt with a rash. (See also break out in a cold sweat; break out (with a rash).) I knew Dan had the chicken pox, because he broke out in a rash and had a dry cough. The baby breaks out in a rash all the time.
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n. an injury from contact with the ground, as in motorcycling or biking. Shane picked up a bit of road rash when she fell off her bike.
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John Lang's brief but impressively comprehensive Understanding Ron Rash delivers what its title promises.
The most frequently cited link was between nappy rash and teething, followed by a bout of diarrhoea and then a cold.
Most people (85%) develop a rash when they get urushiol on their skin.
The association between caterpillars and rash became apparent in 2005, when HCHD observed that three child care facilities had reported rash outbreaks during April of successive years.
In addition to interpreting Rash as a regional writer, we should also consider him an important bioregional writer.
In this study, Ulrich Gatzemeier from Hospital Grosshansdorf in Germany and colleagues did a subgroup analysis of patients from the First-Line Erbitux in Lung Cancer (FLEX) study to assess whether the development of an acne-like rash in the first 3 weeks of treatment (first-cycle rash) correlated with clinical outcome.
The Meningitis Trust, which carried out the poll, warned a rash which does not fade under pressure is a key sign of blood poisoning, but does not always appear.
Six people dropped out of the study because of rash.
This causes irritation and results in a red rash developing.
Some physicians have suggested showing pictures of the rash to patients, but Dr.
The rash can be very problematic for patients, said Dr.
After 24 hours, fever and emesis developed; 4 days later, diffuse maculopapular rash and migratory arthritis of the knees, ankles, and finger joints ensued.
With its red bumps, a poison ivy rash can make you miserable.
A man with a rash on his face and upper body and 16 people he contacted at Naval Base Ventura County were quarantined Thursday, and public health officials said the rash could be chickenpox or smallpox.
As SrA Rash approached the aircraft, he also noticed the smoke and confirmed the JFS was not operating.