A 42-year-old member asked:
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What do you suggest if my granddaughters had muluskum ..now I'm getting it,my chest,my face,my inner thighs,what can I do to stop it.?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Patience: Typically molloscum will worsen initially but over a period of weeks may self resolve. I would not do anything drastic until rash seems to reach point it is not improving on its own. avoid applying steroids due to possibility of spread. There are treatments such as cantharidin, imiquamod, tretinoin but they can all cause irritation to the skin.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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