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i am a 38 year old male with mulluscum contagiosum around my genital area . is there any type of diet or vitamins that can help me clear this virus out of my body ? whats the longest it can stay in my system ?

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Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
M. Contagiosum: Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection, and will usually resolve without treatment. It is contagious, but the lesions can be scraped, frozen or treated with a topical antiviral such as trichloroacetic acid, but the treatments in the genital area are painful.
Answered on Dec 12, 2019
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