A 43-year-old male asked:
can you get mollescum contagiosum from a tattoo?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Harry Greenberg answered
26 years experience Dermatology
Possible, unlikely: Molluscum is a pox virus transmitted from person to person by touch. If your tattoo artist has a molluscum on their hand and touches you, they can transfer the molluscum.
Answered on Feb 27, 2013
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