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Synonyms for irritate



Synonyms for irritate

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to make (the skin) raw by or as if by friction

to cause to become sore or inflamed

Synonyms for irritate

excite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame

excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus

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Don't use anti-dandruff shampoos more than once every two weeks as they contain ingredients such as selenium that can irritate the scalp.
Gastric ulcer incidence is a recognized outcome measure in comparative endoscopy studies evaluating medications known to irritate the gastric mucosa.
Ask your pharmacist to provide a list of other drugs which, although neither sustained-release nor enteric-coated, should not be crushed because they may irritate the oral mucosa, are extremely bitter, or contain dyes or substances that stain the teeth or mucosa.
THINK PHARMACY FIRST with Omar Ahmad Dermatitis or eczema comes about just because some of us may be allergic to certain things, or other things that irritate and really get under our skin.
When it comes to passengers, male passengers irritate two thirds of women.
The smallest habits can irritate and cause discord in the office.
Mucous becomes too abundant, the fluid adds up to swelling, and histamines and leukotrienes irritate nerve endings into the familiar symptoms of burning and itching and sneezing.
Researchers test chemicals--like those used in kitchen cleaners or eye shadow--on animals' skin or eyes to see if the final product will irritate humans.
Her personal need for foundation that would not irritate the skin or eyes - she has always had very sensitive skin and suffers from rosacea, a skin condition that affects 14 million Americans -- led Shugar to develop her own cosmetic line.
Heelift Smooth is specially designed for residents with edematous legs or very sensitive skin, using a smooth foam that will not irritate skin or cause additional pressure points.
It contains no alcohol or glycerin, which can irritate dry mouth, and no artificial flavorings for a natural taste and feel.
l Avoid perfumed soaps, sprays, deodorants and disinfectants, which can all irritate the delicate skin.
An Eastern philosopher has suggested that the problem lies within us -not with those who irritate us.
The smallest habits can irritate and cause discord in the office and considerate behaviour and communication is the key to office harmony.
Unlike some oral moisturizers, Salivart contains no alcohol or glycerine, which aggravate dry mouth; no allergens to irritate sensitive mouth tissues; and no flavorings, for a natural feel and taste.