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How should I dress a child with eczema?

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Light, breathable cotton fabrics may be most comfortable. Wash clothes before wearing. Avoid heavy, tight, or scratchy material such as wool, nylon, or synthetic fibers.

From: Eczema (Infants) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Eczema: Tips on How to Care for Your Skin."

HealthyChildren.org: "Eczema."

National Eczema Association: "Atopic Dermatitis in Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 16, 2019

SOURCES:

FamilyDoctor.org: "Eczema: Tips on How to Care for Your Skin."

HealthyChildren.org: "Eczema."

National Eczema Association: "Atopic Dermatitis in Children."

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on October 16, 2019

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