Posted by: Liz | 2006/07/24

9 year old can stand certain fabrics


My 9 year old daughter can not stand the feel of certain fabrics. It totally irritated her, certain pajamas, etc. She might like it when I buy it I try to wash it in stay soft, etc, but it is a kind of irritation.
The reason that I don't think or just laught it off is that I had the similar condition when I was her age. I always wanted to lick my fingertips or wet it to avoid some material, as I could remember back it was for some sort of linen (winter Material).

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Nylon, polyester and wool may irritate the skin of some patients. Most of these patients are atopic. That is they have asthma/hay fever/eczema or a family history thereof. You are 100% right-it is a form of irritation. Cotton on skin will certainly alleviate the irritation.

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