A 38-year-old male asked:
i have molluscum contagiosum in my genital area . atleast two of them. is there any dieting or vitamins i can take to rid my body of them ? besides treating them surgically?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Kwok answered
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: A doctor can help the molluscum go away (primary care doctor or dermatologist can do this). Optional EMLA (lidocaine and prilocaine) anesthetic cream can be put on the molluscum, and after an hour, the skin will be numb. Then, the doctor can use a needle and prick the tops of each molluscum. There will be a tiny spot of blood. The body reacts to the pricking by trying to get rid of the molluscum.
Answered on Dec 15, 2019
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