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i’ve had molluscum contagiosum on pubic area for 8 months. bumps went away with no treatmeamt a few days ago.will they come back or is the virus gone?

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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Return of virus: The disappearance of the lesions may be secondary to your immune system production of antibodies which destroy the virus. This episode of the virus is gone, but if your immunity drops, another episode may occur.
Answered on Jan 19, 2019
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