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A 36-year-old female asked about a 7-year-old female:

my 7 1/2 yr old daughter has molluscum on her belly & knees. the doctor has saw her. recently i've noticed bruising under some spots. is that normal?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Molluscum: The bruising under the molluscum may be due to your child's scratching and rubbing because of itching
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Due to friction or picking. Common with molluscum. Itch is seldom a factor. It will heal.
May 24, 2014

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Last updated May 24, 2014

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