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UNFUN FACT:

WHEN YOUR CHILD IS SUFFERING YOU MAY SUFFER AS WELL.

THE WEIGHT OF TIME DEMANDS.

When molluscum appears on your child’s body, it can take over your normal parenting routine. It could take extra time out of your day managing separate baths, separate laundry piles and having to cover bumps before they participate in any sports activities.

PARENTAL ANXIETY OVER MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM.

The presence of molluscum contagiosum on a child’s skin often invoked parental concerns focused on physical issues associated with the infection, such as scarring, itching, chance of spread to peers and pain.

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SEEING YOUR CHILD BULLIED CAN HAVE AN IMPACT ON YOU.

Learning that a child is being being bullied can take its toll on parents emotionally. Overall, parents describe feeling upset, disappointed, frustrated, and powerless.

DOES MOLLUSCUM ADD ANXIETY TO YOUR LIFE?

Two moms discuss what was stressful to them about molluscum.

What you can do

There may be options that can better help you manage the disease, reduce the risk of spreading the virus as well as assist you in navigating the various ways molluscum may negatively affect your life.

FIND A DERMATOLOGIST

When managing molluscum contagiosum you might consider speaking to a dermatologist to determine the best course of action for your family and child.

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