Molluscum contagiosum

Overview

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that results in round, firm, painless bumps. Scratched bumps can spread infection to surrounding skin. The condition spreads through contact with an infected person or a contaminated object.

Treatments

The bumps usually disappear on their own. Medications and surgical removal of the bumps may be needed.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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