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Friday, April 16, 2004

No sniggering in the back stalls!

“Fiddler’s neck”, “cello chest”, “cellist’s knee” and “guitar nipple” are all ... conditions suffered by some musicians according to The Times. Prolonged contact with chemicals used to make instruments can cause allergic reactions and conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Propolis is noted as a possible allergen when used as a string instrument varnish.


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