Dear NEA Scratch Pad:
I place socks over my daughter’s eczema to help seal in the moisture after I apply her meds. I just buy cute socks, cut the tips off, and slide them over her arm and knees. For her hands I buy fingerless gloves. She sometimes also wears a hat to protect the back of her neck. Works like a charm!
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