Today I had the pleasure :rolleyes: of mowing my lawn (if you couldn’t tell by the rolleyes smiley, I’d prefer an AstroTurf lawn to having to do yard work, but I digress). Anyway, my hands itched furiously for several minutes after mowing, and I’m pretty certain it has something to do with the vibrations transferred to the hands while operating the lawn mower, since I’ve had similar effects from operating a leaf blower.
My question is, what is the mechanism by which vibration causes the itching? It is caused by the vibrations, right? And why the back of my hands but not the palms? And finally, is there any way to prevent the seemingly-inevitable itching?