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2 year old with molluscum contagiosum

My 2 year old has had molluscum contagiosum for 6 months now, it mostly appears on her chest and stomach, but it seems so itchy for her and to be honest 'm sick of it already.

How long is it likely to last and what kind of cream can i use to soothe the itch for her?

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My son had molluscum when he was 4 and they told me it was going to go away i didn't like that idea so I did my own research and found molluscumrx online. I hope this helps i felt so alone
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Hello,
Molluscum contagiosum is a common, benign, self limiting viral infection of the skin. It generally affects children and typically occurs in the 2-5 age group.Treatment includes physical destruction or manual extrusion of the lesions, cryotherapy, and curettage.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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