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Would apple cider vinegar help to treat molluscum

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Probably not: Molluscum contagiosum is not something simple to treat, and especially not using apple cider vinegar. From the medications you are taking now, it may appear to be a nontoxic alternative, but speak to your PCP or dermatologists about more effective treatment choices that don't interfere with your medical conditions or medications.
Dr. Janet Roberto
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Generally need topical chemical therapy to remove!
Oct 27, 2014

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Will hydrogen peroxide/ apple cider vinegar turn molluscum white?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Maybe: You do not need a test. If you know what to look for you can identify molluscum. Small, pink pimples with a dimple on top and custard inside. There are 2 types. Small ones on children, wide distribution. Larger ones on sexual areas of young adults. They are not true warts, but a pox virus. Most people become immune as children to the small ones. The large ones are sexually transmitted but easy t
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
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Probably turn white. So what? This is not the way to define molluscum.
Jul 2, 2017

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