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.
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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Learning that a child is being being bullied can take its toll on parents emotionally. Overall, parents describe feeling upset, disappointed, frustrated, and powerless.
Two moms discuss what was stressful to them about molluscum.
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.
When managing molluscum contagiosum, you might consider speaking to a dermatologist to determine the best course of action for your family and child. During this current COVID-19 pandemic, please note that many dermatologists are practicing telemedicine, and you can always make an appointment for a future date.
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