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Weird Sensation??!!

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Newbarnsleygirl Fri 27-May-05 20:17:43

I spent ages in the garden today and I used the strimmer for a while but I still have a tingling sensation in my hand, 8 hours later!

Is that normal?

Miaou Fri 27-May-05 20:21:37

Yes, that's happened to me before NBG, it's usually gone by the next day though

Darned annoying in the meantime though!

SoupDragon Fri 27-May-05 20:22:13

Oh yes. Happens far worse with a power sander!!

Newbarnsleygirl Fri 27-May-05 20:22:52

Oh thank god!

I was starting to become a bit of a hypocondriac as it's in my left hand.

It is very annoying though. Dh shall be doing it next time.

hunkermunker Fri 27-May-05 20:23:03

That's what I've had it from, SD! I was trying to remember

SaintGeorge Fri 27-May-05 20:37:08

If you get this you should stop doing the job that caused it immediately (advice a bit late I know).
It should wear off within a few hours but you can cause permanent damage (vibration white finger) if you carry on despite the symptoms. It is one of the things that ex-miners can now claim compensation for.

Newbarnsleygirl Fri 27-May-05 20:40:46

I think it's getting worse. I'm sure it wasn't like this earlier.

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