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about 6-7 weeks ago I was trimming my knock out roses and got scratched in several places. I broke out in a rash on my left wrist in a couple of days. About 2 weeks later they started on my right arm. A couple of days later my stomach broke out. About 1 week later my left leg got bloches. They itched like crazy. They are little red bumps. Some are round and some are a little straight. I have taken penicilin, used an antibotic ointment and now am using a steroid ointment. I still have them. Is this any connection to the roses?

I would ask a doctor that. but I never heard  of anyone having  anything like this from a rosť scratch. I would say that the scratch was infected soon after while it was open. It is possible if the roses were wet and the water had something else in it. Sounds like poison ivy, maybe one near by? I would fill the tube with water, pour 4 gallons milk and soak yourself. Do this once a day. see a doctor  if you haven't yet.


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