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Whether you’ve been faced with treatment for molluscum contagiosum (molluscum, MCV) before, or you have learned about MCV through a recent diagnosis, understanding molluscum contagiosum facts is essential to choosing the best cure for you and your children.
MCV is a skin infection caused by a poxvirus. Poxviruses are infections that can be traced back hundreds of years. Molluscum contagiosum can be contracted by:
The symptoms of molluscum contagiosum include a lesion or rash comprised of papules, which are identified by the following traits:
If you are unsure whether a lesion or rash is MCV, contact your doctor for a diagnosis.
Traditionally, physicians have used the following treatments to cure molluscum contagiosum:
These old-fashioned treatments cause significant pain and can lead to scarring. MolluscumRx offers a safe, pain-free cure for molluscum contagiosum that does not result in scarring.
Molluscum contagiosum is very common across the U.S., and is found in 1% of all skin disorders.