Soak & Seal Skin Care: The Use of Wet Wrap Therapy when Symptoms Are Severe

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When eczema symptoms are severe, your health care provider may suggest wet wrap therapy. These are dressings--often made from articles of clothing--that have been soaked in warm water with a dry layer applied on top. Face wraps are done by nurses trained in the procedure using gauze and surgical netting.


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