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.
Children can be stigmatized by the disease and experience teasing and embarrassment.
Do your best to cover the lesions to minimize its visibility.
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.
These moms talk about how the virus affected their kids when it spread to their face.
Discover the various ways molluscum may impact your child’s life.
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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