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Are there any vitamin regimen recommended for molluscum contagious?

Are there any vitamin regimen recommended for molluscum contagious?

They are viral.: Molluscum contagiosum are viral infections of the skin, which ocdcur mainly in children. They are contagious and spread from child to child, by playing, touching, and sharing towels and clothing. They are treated by many doctors with creams, like retinoic acid or imiquimod, and can also be treated, if done carefully by certain wart medicines. They frequently go away in time by themselves. ...Read more

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Dr. Vlada Groysman
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Molluscum Contagiosum (Definition)

Molluscum are very common in kids. Its caused by a viral infection. Many times, they will go away on their own, but they can be treated with scraping, freezing, cantharidin, and a variety of other approaches. With many treatments, there is some risk of scarring, so if they are few in number it is usually best to let them go ...Read more


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Once molluscum is frozen is it still contagious?

Once molluscum is frozen is it still contagious?

Yes.: Until the particle under the skin is removed, it is contagious. The freezing is meant to encourage the top skin layer to peel and remove the particle under the skin. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of molluscum? Is it contagious?!

How can I get rid of molluscum? Is it contagious?!

Yes it is contagious: Yes it is contagious.You can see your doctor and it can be treated with cryotherapy or using heat called cautery or scraping called curettage. Or local application with aldara, (imiquimod) cantharone&podophyline locally. ...Read more

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My 12month baby has molluscum contagious since he has 2 months it hasn't disapear he even got a new one a few weeks ago, best treatment for a baby?

Molluscum contagious: This pox viral infection is benign and will usually resolve within about 4 months, but duration may depend upon the immune status of the patient. There is no antiviral therapy effective against this, but if lesions are unsightly there are several mechanical means of removing these bumps. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is molluscum contagious after the lesions are gone? Can you have a reoccurrence months after? Ibsen told both contagious and not contagious after gone

Is molluscum contagious after the lesions are gone? Can you have a reoccurrence months after? Ibsen told both contagious and not contagious after gone

It shouldn't be.: Molluscum is self-limiting, that is it usually disappears by itself depending on the strength or weakness of your immune system. Often, i see women whose lesions reappear in new locations and this is most likely from reinfection from the same partner. Men's lesions are usually more hidden and harder to notice than in women. If you suspect your partner is reinfecting you send him to a urologist. ...Read more

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Could molluscum contagious make it easier to transmit herpes? My bf transmit mc but i don't have lesion down there? I am hsv2+ he is not!

Could molluscum contagious make it easier to transmit herpes? My bf transmit mc but i don't have lesion down there? I am hsv2+ he is not!

Shedding of Virus: Asymptomatic shedding is very real and one of the biggest reasons why it's possible for people with herpes to pass herpes virus on to a sexual partner without having any signs or symptoms. That's pretty much what asymptomatic means: you can't see or feel that the virus is present and active on the surface of the skin. Molluscum has nothing to do with viral shedding. ...Read more

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My 8 year old daughter has molluscum contagous, and won't stop scratching it, it keeps spreading and looks red an infected what can I do?

My 8 year old daughter has molluscum contagous, and won't stop scratching it, it keeps spreading and looks red an infected what can I do?

See Dermatologist: There are many treatments for the pesky viral induced sking conditon. If left alone, they will often disappear (just like warts). Otherwise they can be expressed like a black head, frozen, burned or chemically treated. Perhaps they can even be injected. If the child is continiuing to scratch and irritate the lesions, they may spread and get infected. Appears it is time to treat and rid them. ...Read more

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I am homozygous mthfr a1298c. My dr has me taking foltx, b complex, and multi vitamin. Is this a good regimen?

I am homozygous mthfr a1298c. My dr has me taking foltx, b complex, and multi vitamin. Is this a good regimen?

Depends: Depends on what your actual needs and deficiencies are. Usual recommendations for 1298 are an adequate but not excessive protein diet, vitamin c, magnesium, and b6. What you are on is more for the mthfr 677 snp. ...Read more

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I am a 40 year old very active woman who would like to start a vitamin regimen. Can you take collagen supplements, biotin, prenatal or multivitamin ?

I am a 40 year old very active woman who would like to start a vitamin regimen.  Can you take collagen supplements,  biotin, prenatal or multivitamin ?

Vitamin: I started working on Vitamin D many decades ago. Many people - doctors included - recommend many vitamin supplements but I doubt that is helpful. Eat properly, take one tablet (1000 mg) of vitamin D daily, and you will enjoy every bit of the rest of your life. ...Read more

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I want to add vitamin B12 to my daily regimen but I take Prilosec everyday for gerd. What kind of dose should I take for energy/heart health?

I want to add vitamin B12 to my daily regimen but I take Prilosec everyday for gerd. What kind of dose should I take for energy/heart health?

Vitamin B12: You can take oral vitamin B12 of 1, 000mcg daily. It's not necessarily helpful for energy or heart health, especially if you are not B12 deficient. Prilosec when used for a very long time can cause B12 deficiency. Prilosec should be taken about 30 minutes before meal, and should not be taken together with vitamin B12 as it can decrease the absorption of b12. ...Read more

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One is able to transmit an infection to another by ...Read more