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Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 22:37

Well, I agree with Nutcutlet, in that it looks like bruising from something. I've seen lots of bites this summer, they look nothing like that. Generally an allergic dermatitis will respond to hydrocortisone cream plus an antihistamine, often in the space of a few hours.

 

Small onions

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:58

If you plant in clusters they will be smaller. Also onions like a rich soil. Did you fertilise the onion patch before planting out? I plant my seedlings 6 inch apart in a rich soil.

 If you replant the little bulbs next year, they will probably run straight up to seed.

Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:49

ITP is extremely rare and I wouldn't expect to see it in two children together.

 Has it faded like a normal bruise i.e. gone from red to yellow to fade? or did it just go?

Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:39

Just out of interest, Did they give her a cream or anything? if so, what? and did it have any effect.?

Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:28

nice picture here of contact dermatitis.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dermatitis/DS00543

It looks nothing like what the two girls have.

Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:22

well it has been known

Photodermatitis caused by something like euphorbia and sun give  discrete blisters. Rubbing against a plant  that causes inflammation would usually  give a more diffuse pattern.

 I get bruised easily, and a pattern like that would have me wondering what I had banged into. When I am diving, the weight belt blocks usually give me bruises on the hips and legs, so that after two weeks I look like I've been beaten up.

Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:12

They look more like bruises from running into something, like fencing. have they been playing some kind of contact sport?

Seed swap

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:07

Thats OK gardengirl. I have your address.

Planting GW offer alliums

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 21:03

with most bulbs I work on the top of the bulb should be positioned 2 x height of bulb below surface. So a 1cm bulb should have 2cm soil on top.

a 4 cm bulb should have 8cm soil on top. Tulips can be up to 6 inch deep.

Contact dermatitis from plants

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 20:55

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