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what is the average time or longest period genital molluscum contagiosum can stay in your body ? until your body fights it off completely?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Months usually,: If the lesion persist, consider Physical removal of lesions may include cryotherapy (freezing the lesion with liquid nitrogen), curettage (the piercing of the core and scraping of caseous or cheesy material), and laser therapy. These options are rapid and require a trained health care provider, may require local anesthesia, and can result in post-procedural pain, irritation, and scarring
Answered on Dec 30, 2019

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