Molluscum Contagiosum

What is molluscum contagiosum?

Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a poxvirus that multiplies in the skin cells. It forms ray ban outlet warty-like skin lesions of 2 to 8 mm in diameter (about dress 1/16 inch) with a puffed up, protruding, and waxy appearance.

In children, Cheap MLB Jerseys it is spread by skin contact oakley outlet when playing with other infected children. In adults, this disease is akin to a sexually transmitted disease as skin contact during sex transmits the disease from person to person. The lesions are found mostly in the pubic and genital areas, on the inside of the upper thigh region and in the skin around the anus.

How is molluscum contagiosum diagnosed?

Molluscum cheap jerseys contagiosum is diagnosed by inspecting and recognizing the typical dimpled flesh colored, waxy appearance of the lesion.

How is molluscum contagiosum treated?

Molluscum contagiosum is treated with liquid nitrogen in one or two treatments 7 to 14 days apart. Trichloroacetic acid is another treatment modality that is applied to the lesions. This dries cheap oakleys up the lesions and they can then be pared down with a surgical blade.

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