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Went strimming down by the lake, nettles, brambles, cow parsley and meadowsweet.  A day or so later came up with these red blotches,  did not feel anything, no sting no itch but now three days later they have  become bigger and are itching 

Have put some anti histamine on

i know it was the strimmer because I hold it left handed and all the rashes are on the left side of my neck and throat where my shirt was open.

I thought that it might have been some hemlock but I have not seen any


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The guy renting a place on the farm has had this in the past week, a&e said it was the cow parsley gipper he got on him from the strimmer being photo activated by the strong sunlight.

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41 minutes ago, topchippyles said:

Been on the nest at all as seen crabs look like that.

This a a tree forum mate.   I think you are confusing it with your fetish site.  90% of your posts have a sexual connotation.  

Do you realise it is nearly all blokes here?  If that’s your bag then no worries.


Any chance you could post something relevant for a change?


Asking for a few friends!

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14 minutes ago, Tippin Alaybye said:

any umbrellifer can cause this on a sunny day not just G hog

Yep. I've seen nasty blisters on someone who strimmed plain old native hogweed on a sunny day.

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Did some strimming a good few years back didn't notice the hogweed  until cleaning up, got blisters all over my arms and neck still got the scars. One was a good 15 mil across and stuck out something similar. Since that day always worn long sleeves and Buff for the neck 

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