Life with Eczema

I have had eczema my whole life and the image of my mum putting creams on me and wrapping me in cotton cloths while I complained in the 70’s comes to mind when I see a child with eczema. Thankfully there is more known about the condition now and whilst I am sure it still difficult there is more understanding and a wider range of treatments albeit not a ‘cure’. I remember the oil baths and my nana loved to knit me wool cardigans and jumpers. No one could understand why I hated wearing them. To this day I avoid wool unless I have several layers of cotton underneath.

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