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Can molluscum be spredad to the mouth? inside or outside of it?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Yes: Molluscum is a pox virus and can spread anywhere and everywhere. Please see your doctor if you think that is what you have. There are simple remedies that they can suggest or perform in the office.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Outside: It is a viral skin infection, it can spread from person to person and also from one site to an other. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molluscum-contagiosum/basics/definition/con-20026391

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