Summer complaint


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(Med.) a popular term for any diarrheal disorder occurring in summer, especially when produced by heat and indigestion.

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Although poison ivy rash is usually a summer complaint, cases sometimes occur in winter, when people burn wood that has urushiol on it or cut poison ivy vines for wreaths.
Although poison ivy is usually a summer complaint, cases are sometimes reported in winter, when the sticks may be used for firewood, and the vines for Christmas wreaths.
Summary: Red, itchy eyes are common summer complaints thanks to specific environmental factors in the UAE.