Red, dry, flaky, oozing, itching, irritating, interrupted sleep, long sleeves, long stares, puffy eyes….these are just some of the words that come to mind when I think of eczema.
Dermatitis, hives, allergic reactions….whatever you want to call it, the skin is angry and trying to tell us something on the outside.
I dealt with eczema for at least 15 years before it exploded into a disfiguring mess that took over a year of trial and error, relentless digging, testing and experimentation from which to dig out. So I know what you’re going through when people ask:
“What’s on your baby’s skin?” OR
“Have you tried ______?”
OR you’re just exhausted. Who would have thought that itchy skin could rule your life so much?
First, you need to know this isn’t your fault. You could not have guessed eczema would happen to you or your child, and eczema is usually a ...