Is Molluscum Contagious?

Is molluscum contagious? Yes, it is! In fact, this virus is highly contagious. That’s why many doctors recommend treating the condition, even though it usually goes away eventually without any treatment. It normally takes six to 12 months to go away on its own and during that time, you can easily spread the condition to … Read more

Molluscum Treatment

Many people have never heard of molluscum and have no idea what molluscum treatment options include. We’ll tell you about the skin condition known as molluscum, or molluscum contagiosum, which is caused by a virus in the pox family, and how it is commonly treated. What is Molluscum? It’s a viral infection of the skin … Read more

Molluscum Contagiosum Home Remedy Guide

People often ask about a molluscum contagiosum home remedy because they hope to avoid some of the commonly-used medical treatments for the condition. Things like curettage (scraping off the molluscum bumps), cryotherapy) freezing off the bumps with liquid nitrogen), electrocautery (burning off the bumps), and laser therapy sound painful, and they often are. They are … Read more

Molluscum Contagiosum Pictures

We’ll show you some molluscum contagiosum pictures so you can see what the condition looks like. Keep in mind the fact that it may vary in appearance based on several factors, including your skin tone, the severity of the condition, and whether or not you’ve been scratching the affected areas. Other skin conditions that may … Read more

Recurring Molluscum

Recurring molluscum is not very common. While molluscum is not an unusual condition, most people that get it only get it one time. Then it goes away and they never get it again. In rare cases, though, molluscum keeps coming back. We’ll tell you why that might happen and what to do about it if … Read more