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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
I have many small white, raised spots all over my shoulders. Theyre not itchy nor painful. I've had them snce college im now 27. Molluscum? Warts?
Not that easy....: The only way to make such a diagnosis is by seeing a dermatologist or your general physician. ...Read more
I m 25 male, I have HPV warts small, molluscum contagiosum and herpes outbreak together recently...I am scared too much. I got HIV test negative.Help?
See Your Doctor: It is good that you got tested for hiv, although it can take 6 weeks or more before you may show positive from a particular encounter. You need to be tested for other more common stds (gc, chlamydia, syphilis) and make sure the diagnosis of what you have is correct. Medication can shorten the symptoms of the herpes, treatment can resolve the molluscum, and help control the hpv. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would using Dr. Scholl's Freeze-Away Wart Removal be okay to use on Molluscum Contagiosum in the genital region? Will it leave scars?
Be specific: You will not want to use this on or near the labia. You could try it on the pubic area. Any irritation can speed the clearing of molluscum. Mild irritation will leave no scars. These are not true warts. They are a pox virus with 2 types. One type infects mostly children, the other is sexually transmitted. If you do nothing they will usually clear in a few months. If you need help, the best is derm ...Read more
I have a molluscum contagiosum wart on pinky finger i go to the gym daily & read you can get from gym equipment is this an STD and can it be cured?
Go to doctor: Only a health care provider can diagnose molluscum infection. If you have molluscum, you will see small white, pink, or flesh-colored raised bumps or growths with a pit or dimple in the center. The bumps are usually smooth and firm. The growths are usually painless but may become itchy, sore and red and/or swollen. They may occur anywhere on the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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