Perhaps he had been too eager to rid himself of what was, after all, a minor irritation.
A serious problem can develop from what seems like a minor irritation.
The other two women were no more than a minor irritation.
If he's not, it will only be a matter of curiosity or at worst a minor irritation.
Then he went to the instructional league at the end of the season and had minor irritation, though "nothing serious."
Her weight on his back was only a minor irritation.
Some minor irritation is common after you have removed the object in this way.
For most people, the only effect the dust may produce is some minor irritation of the throat and eyes.
What had been major wounds suddenly seemed like minor irritations.
With a little attention, this minor irritation can be solved without governmental action.