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Old 02-07-2012, 04:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
lehaley
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Default Re: Prickles after holding a Hedgy in full spine mode

I have the exact same feeling. There isn't a toxin associated with the quills, so it could be a mild allergy. It could also just be the way the nerves in your hands react to that type of negative stimuli. It happens to me every time I get "quilled" over a bigger surface area (like my palm) and I always just assumed that was pretty normal. Sometimes I also get a rash when Felix's quills have been in direct contact with my skin for a long period of time. It's not painful or itchy, I just break out in little hives.
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