What is the best home remedy to get rid of molluscum contagiousum?

VACCININUM. Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that manifests as small papules with punctated centers, often seen on trunk and extremities, and is usually contracted from another person. Children in daycare are particularly at risk, although it can be sexually-transmitted, too. It may last anywhere from 2 months to 2 years. Use vaccinum, a homeopathic preparation, as directed until improved.

Related Questions

I'm a scared teen with bad molluscum contagiosum. Getting worse everyday, and can't seek medical attention, what is the fastest REAL home treatment?

Molluscum . Molluscum contagiousum is a virus, and similar to a wart. It resolves on it's own, without treatment, between 6m and 2yrs. Treatment can leave scars, and is generally not recommended. However, when there are many of them on the face, it can be distressing. In this case, see a dermatologist. Also, it is contagious. Be careful with bathing, as well as clothing ,towels and bedding. . Read more...
Depends on location. The only home treatments are topical irritants applied directly to the lesions ( salicylic acid and podophyllin). They have varying efficacy and should not be applied indiscriminately. Also need to make sure you have the right diagnosis. Depending upon location and severity may not need any treatment except to prevent spread to others. Read more...

Effective home treatment for "molluscum contagiosum" around the eye?

Molluscum treatment. Molluscum is a viral infection that is moderately contagious. When found around the eye, there may be chronic conjunctivitis in the adjacent eye. There is no really good home treatment, though it will resolve with time. There is anecdotal evidence that some of the chemicals used in pools may take out the virus. So go swimming! the lesions can be excised or treated with cryo depending on location. Read more...

My molluscum contagiosum is spreading. I have 8 bumps. Does this mean I have a more serious illness like HIV? What can I do to get rid of the bumps?

Molluscum. Studies show that molluscum contagiosum in adults is usually an STD and is self limited in duration. Small # lesions found on genitalia, perineum, lower abdomen and buttocks. People with problems with immunity such as HIV can have disseminated disease. However, you are young and hopefully you developed it from a fomite such as gym equipment can cause many. See OB for a full STD screen to be safe. Read more...

I have a bump on the right side of my penis since I was 12 after using a public washroom... It looks like molluscum contagiosum how do I get rid it?

See a dermatologist. It could be molluscum, it could be a wart, or it could be something else. You should see a dermatologist, both to find out what it is and to get it removed, if that's appropriate. Read more...
See a doctor. See a doctor and find out what it is and get treatment, if needed. Read more...