Molluscum pops up two to seven weeks after she becomes infected.

You notice some pink, raised wart-like bumps on your child’s torso. Two turn to six, six to 12. The doctor diagnoses Molluscum Contagiosum, a common viral infection of the skin that is highly contagious. It isn’t the end of the world but it isn’t pretty and it certainly isn’t fun. Below are some of the Unfun ways in which Molluscum can impact your child medically.


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.

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