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How to Treat Molluscum Contagiosum?

  • July 26, 2023
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How to Treat Molluscum Contagiosum?

Medical Treatment:
  • Most cases clear up themselves in around 12 months time
  • Scratching and squeezing will cause scarring and spread
  • Potassium hydroxide liquid to be applied twice a day on each spot
  • Large spots can be treated with Imiquimod cream, three times a week
  • Benzoyl peroxide cream is also helpful
  • Cryotherapy(freezing), Diathermy(heat to remove), Scraping or Laser all can remove the lesion, however, these are not suitable for children

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