While on the search for products that could help relieve my son’s eczema, I was referred to a company called AD RescueWear. This particular company specializes in creating sleeves and suits to be used specifically for your wet wrapping routines. though the product also can be worn dry too. If you have a child with Eczema it is recommended that you always check with your pediatrician or dermatologist before using Wet Wrap Therapy. Our Doctor did recommend this approach for treating our son. I’ve found AD Rescue Wear to be a most effective product to use when taking this approach, for our child.
Life is unexpected and in unexpected things, my family had no idea we’d be helping fight off my sons awful eczema flare up during nearly the whole month of April leading up through May. It honestly seemed to come out of nowhere. I always knew sometimes he’d be itchy here and there but never did imagine that my sweet little boys skin would end up so miserable, red, and weeping. And I had mentioned his itching every time we’d be at the Doctor’s for check ups since birth but they told me over and over again that it was normal for little kids to have dry itchy skin and to make sure to lotion him up and not let him very long baths. So I tried not to worry about it too much because he never seemed miserable or unlike himself just itchy here and there.
The week of Easter (it all happened so fast that looking back is sort of a blur now) we took both kids out to the park to hunt for chocolate filled eggs. It was bright and beautiful out and it was about 80’s degrees. The real first warm day of the whole year, in fact. Both kids were in their blue jean overalls, so pretty covered up from rolling and romping through the grass. Later that evening, I noticed some irritated red skin on the back of his knees. I assumed the irritation was nothing more than a heat rash so to soothe him, I gave him an oatmeal bath. He stopped trying to itch his legs at least for the evening. And what I woke up to was not pretty the next day. He had to have been scratching himself through out the night because his poor legs were very awful looking and wounded. And not only that but his arms to looked red and agitated. Continue reading