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UNFUN FACT:

THE CONDITION MAY COME WITH SIDE EFFECTS. BUT TALKING ABOUT IT CAN HELP.

MAINTAIN AN OPEN DIALOGUE WITH YOUR CHILD.

Almost fifty percent of children have reported that molluscum concerned them moderately or greatly.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to help them manage their worry. Letting them know that having those feelings is okay. Show acceptance of worry thoughts and anxious feelings.

THERE ARE RESOURCES AVAILABLE IF BULLYING HAPPENS.

If your child with molluscum is being teased or bullied, helpful resources are available.

Learn how you and school or community officials can work together to support your child.

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REASSURANCE IS IMPORTANT.

As a parent, you may worry over the normal disease course which can last more than a year.

If you have concerns you can speak to a dermatologist about how to reduce the impact of the disease.

TAKING YOUR KIDS TO A DERMATOLOGIST.

One mom shares how helpful visiting her dermatologist was to managing molluscum.

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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