DS gets a little bit of eczema, mainly behind his knees and a little bit on his arms. We're doing swimming lessons and the chlorine has been quite strong, and it seems to be flaring up the eczema on his arms. I've been showering him and moisturising as soon as we're out of the pool, but his arms are still flaring up. His arms don't seem to bother him, but his knees are obviously itching even in the pool - we'll be floating and he's using his toes to scratch behind his knee.
Is there anything I can do before we get in the pool to try and minimise the impact? Yesterday I covered him in moisturiser before we left the house, so about half an hour before we got in the pool, but it didn't seem to do much except make him a bit more slippery. Treating it after the fact is working, but if I can stop it getting bad in the first place it would obviously be preferable.