Eczema so severe she nearly died from ailment

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“My skin will fuse to the bedsheet if I am in contact with it for over 15 minutes. When that happens, I have to slowly peel the bedsheet off my skin and that tears open the skin again.” Simple tasks like putting on clothes take a long time as she has to ease herself into them to avoid the fabric brushing against open wounds on her body.

The condition has since improved slightly but Ms Eu has spent all her savings – which added up to more than $50,000 – on treatment.

On Sunday, a page on crowdfunding website GoFundMe was started by her friends – former colleague Jackie Goh, 35, and secondary schoolmate Karen Hong, 34 – to raise US$6,000 (S$8,100) for her treatment and hopefully help her to lead as normal a life as possible.

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