Opening the lesions creates an opportunity for the virus to spread to other parts of the body – and other people.
If you have tried squeezing the bumps, you’re not alone, 40% of parents have admitted to trying this approach.
Consider speaking to a dermatologist to learn about procedures to get rid of the bumps safely.
Have kids wash their hands frequently (before and after going to the bathroom to avoid spreading the infection to their genitals).
Because molluscum can be transmitted to other parts of the body picking at the bumps or opening them creates an opportunity for the virus to spread.
Hear one mom discuss the best way she was able to manage molluscum on her kids.
Learn how sometimes molluscum bumps can become irritated.
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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