Molluscum contagiosum Treatment At Home


Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin Disease
that causes pearl like bumps on the skin. Lesions may persist from a few months to a
few years. However, most cases resolve in six to nine
months. Causes. Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus
with the same name molluscum contagiosum. This virus is more common in children. However, the virus also can be spread by sexual
contact and can happen in people with compromised immune systems. Molluscum contagiosum can spread on individual
through scratching and rubbing. The virus that causes molluscum contagiosum
spreads easily through: 1. Skin-to-skin contact. 2. Contact with contaminated objects, such as
towels. 3. Sexual contact with an affected partner. 4. Scratching or rubbing the bumps, which spreads
the virus to nearby skin. Symptoms. Common locations for the molluscum contagiosum
papules are on the face, trunk, and limbs of children and on the genitals, abdomens,
and inner thighs of adults. • They are generally painless, but can itch. • Their size 2 to 5 millimeter diameter. • They have a dimple in the center. • Initially firm, dome-shaped, and flesh-colored. • Become softer with time. • May turn red and drain over time. • Have a central core of white, waxy material. Treatment. Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment with Tea tree
oil and iodine Tea tree oil has antiseptic properties, and
it can soothe itchy and inflamed skin. Iodine helps to kill germs on the skin, and
people use it to treat a range of skin conditions. A study of children with molluscum contagiosum
reported that the majority of those who used a combination of tea tree oil and organically
bound iodine saw a reduction of more than 90 percent in the number of skin lesions. They achieved these results after 30 days
of two time daily use. As tea tree oil can cause a skin reaction
in some people, it is important to do a patch test before applying it to a larger area of
skin. If 24 hours pass with no reaction, it should
be safe to use.

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