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UNFUN FACT:

MOLLUSCUM CAN HARM THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF CHILDREN WITH A LARGE NUMBER OF BUMPS.

MOLLUSCUM CAN MEAN A WHOLE YEAR'S WORTH OF BUMPS AND INFECTION.

One potential difficult symptom associated with molluscum can be how it makes a child feel about their lesions.

The average duration of the infection is 13 months which can represent an entire school year with the condition.

MOLLUSCUM CAN LEAD TO BULLYING AND TEASING.

Children can be stigmatized by the disease and experience teasing and embarrassment.

Do your best to cover the lesions to minimize its visibility.

MOLLUSCUM MAY MAKE YOUR CHILD FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE.

For some kids molluscum can feel painful or itchy. And for those kids with eczema, it may occur around the bumps, which may add to your child’s discomfort.

CAN MOLLUSCUM SPREAD TO A CHILD'S FACE?

These moms talk about how the virus affected their kids when it spread to their face.

The Emotional Impact of Molluscum

Discover the various ways molluscum may impact your child’s life.

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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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