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Old 07-18-2013, 09:40 PM
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Ouch

Don't know what they were, but they sure hurt. My ear and neck is just as bad.... My arm started swelling and going numb. I don't know if that was from tripping and falling down a 15' embankment and rolling (must have been a fun sight). Ended up going to the medexpress and getting a shot of decadron.

First time this embankment has been cut this year. Waist high weeds, thistle, thorns, you name it. I never saw or heard anything over the brush cutter.
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Old 07-18-2013, 09:49 PM
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Chiggers??
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:02 PM
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Chiggers??
I hate them Lil Bastards. They tore us up pretty good while I was deployed at Fort Hood in June 04'.
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Old 07-18-2013, 10:10 PM
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I don't have a clue... I usually get stung several times a year, but this is the first time I've ever had a reaction.
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:50 AM
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looks like poison ivy.


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Old 07-19-2013, 06:44 AM
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looks like poison ivy.


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It does, but there wasn't any around. We checked the bank first. You can't tell in the pic, but there's about 15 little black zit sized sting marks through the rash area.
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:49 AM
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Never mind the rash. I'm envious of how clean your truck floor is.
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:19 AM
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Sure looks like Poison Ivy rash. If you felt immediate discomfort then it may have been Stinging Nettles. PI usually take several hours to show...
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:00 AM
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I'd say there's a good chance that's stinging nettle
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:47 PM
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Agree with the above. I got hit bad with it about a month and a half ago and still have the marks on my arm. Was painful enough for me to contemplate going to the hospital.

I got mine when my brother and I were driving down the road when it was raining and a tree blocked the road, we got out to clear it and I got it, at first I thought I scraped myself (immediate pain) and didn't bother with it, until I got in the truck and said, this crap hurts...looked at it and it was red, swollen and painful. Stayed like that for about a week, slowly feeling better. Screw that stuff.

This is about 20hrs after the sting
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