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Does coconut oil really help to treat molluscum contagiosum?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Skin lesions

Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a dna pox virus for which we do not have specific therapy.
Often these lesions will regress spontaneously with time, and if you apply coconut oil and they go away the temporal relationships will convince you that it was effective. There is no evidence to support this, but it cannot hurt much.

In brief: Skin lesions

Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a dna pox virus for which we do not have specific therapy.
Often these lesions will regress spontaneously with time, and if you apply coconut oil and they go away the temporal relationships will convince you that it was effective. There is no evidence to support this, but it cannot hurt much.
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