nettle rash


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nettle rash an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nettle rash (Med) an eruptive disease resembling the effects of whipping with nettles.
    • Nettle rash See Urticaria.
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In literature:

There was NETTLE-RASH mixed up in it, I'm sure.
"Dream Days" by Kenneth Grahame
There was nettle-rash mixed up in it, I'm sure.
"Dream Days" by Kenneth Grahame
Dode was conscious of her as she would be of an attack of nettle-rash.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, Number 60, October 1862" by Various
Frequently, however, urticaria, (nettle-rash) perspiration and other pustules are to be noticed.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
Nettle-rash, IV, 559; cause of, IV, 559; treatment of, IV, 559.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Glanders, or Farcy, may be mistaken for nasal catarrh, nasal gleet, ulcerated teeth, nettle rash, lymphangitis, distemper, etc.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
The same treatment may be used in nettle rash or prickly heat.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Both rheumatics and asthmatics are also subject to attacks of urticaria or "hives" (nettle-rash), from these and other special articles of diet.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
I've told them till I'm tired that it's nettle-rash.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
But may I suggest to you that there are other ways of winning a girl than by giving her nettle-rash!
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
My wife is very sick and confined to her bed with something like the nettle-rash.
"Memoir of John Howe Peyton" by Various
Stinging nettles cease to hurt when the rash subsides.
"Imprudence" by F.E. Mills Young
In any case its only evil effect may be an attack of nettle-rash or hives.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley

In news:

A potent preparation of stinging nettle ( Urtica urens ), a weed that in the wild could cause your skin to burn and itch, can help cure conditions like rashes .