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Molloscum & Aldara Questions

Hi, i have recently found out I had Mc on my pubic area. I have had it about 4 months now, I waited to see if they would go away but they didnt.I went to my Dr. and she prescibed me Aldara.So far i only used it three times this is my first week useing it.My question is can i put the Aldara on the mc bumps more than three times a week or no?Also my other question is how long does it take the Aldara to work.My Dr. had told me there very small so it shouldnt take long.
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Hello,
For molluscum, aldara can be used but The most popular treatments are scraping of the lesions (called curettage) or removal using heat (called cautery) or cold (called cryotherapy, a procedure performed with liquid nitrogen). If Aldara does not benefit you, then you can go in for any of these treatments.

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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