How long does Moscullum Contagiosum live in or on a surface/object?
About two years ago my boyfriend at the time and I had Moscullum Contagiosum. After a night of bar hopping we came home and he wet the bed. Obviously we cleaned up the mattress but I was wondering if the virus was still living in or on the mattress. My current boyfriend of a over a year has never had any problems and we live together and sleep on the mattress. The reason I ask is at some point we might get a bigger mattress and use this one as a guest bedroom mattress, but I feel weird about it and wonder if someone else could catch MC just from sleeping there. I had forgotten the whole thing happened until recently some guests came over and we were going to give up our room since we don't have a guest bedroom yet, but they slept on an air mattress instead. Should I be concerned with this? Mattresses are expensive and this one is still in pretty good shape but I will obviously replace if it could pass on the virus?
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.