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Which is the most effective treatment for molluscus contagiousum in a 4 year old boy (my son has had a few bumps for months behind his knees)?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No treatment
Molluscum contagiousum is a viral illness, and presuming that he has a normal immune system, should not require any treatment.
The lesions will generally go away in about 6 months. They can last longer than that, sometimes for years, though most will clear in a period of months.

In brief: No treatment
Molluscum contagiousum is a viral illness, and presuming that he has a normal immune system, should not require any treatment.
The lesions will generally go away in about 6 months. They can last longer than that, sometimes for years, though most will clear in a period of months.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: VIRAL INFECTION
If you can not wait for months for it to disappear, just pop the lesions and something white will come out like pimples.
The lesions will dry up and disappear.

In brief: VIRAL INFECTION
If you can not wait for months for it to disappear, just pop the lesions and something white will come out like pimples.
The lesions will dry up and disappear.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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