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What is the most common way children get molluscum contagiosum?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Molluscum
The virus that causes molluscum is spread from person to person by touching the affected skin.
The virus may also be spread by touching a surface with the virus on it, such as a towel, clothing, or toys. Once someone has the virus, the bumps can spread to other parts of their body by touching or scratching a bump and then touching another part of the body.

In brief: Molluscum
The virus that causes molluscum is spread from person to person by touching the affected skin.
The virus may also be spread by touching a surface with the virus on it, such as a towel, clothing, or toys. Once someone has the virus, the bumps can spread to other parts of their body by touching or scratching a bump and then touching another part of the body.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
In brief: Other children
It is a contagious viral infection spread by contact.
It is easily treated with freezing, removal, or prescription cream. Molluscumrx is a safe otc natural treatment that is available.

In brief: Other children
It is a contagious viral infection spread by contact.
It is easily treated with freezing, removal, or prescription cream. Molluscumrx is a safe otc natural treatment that is available.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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