What virus causes molluscum contagiosum?

Answer It is caused by a pox virus.

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How to Recognize Molluscum (Molluscum Contagiosum)?

Molluscum bumps may appear anywhere on the body.Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus. This virus usually causes a mild skin disease. Infections occur worldwide but are seen most often in warm... Read More »

How to Prevent Molluscum (Molluscum Contagiosum)?

Keeping your hands clean is one way to avoid molluscum infection.Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin disease that is caused by a virus. Preventing the spread of Molluscum requires common sense a... Read More »

How to Treat Molluscum (Molluscum Contagiosum)?

Skin cream is one method of treatment that may work for some people with molluscum.Treatment for molluscum should always be discussed with your doctor. The bumps caused by the virus typically disap... Read More »

What is the fastest way to cure Molluscum Contagiosum?

Hello! My son got Molluscum and our doctor said he could have caught it through swim lessons with the kids sharing towels. They told us it would just go away but I researched and found MolluscumRX ... Read More »