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is malluscum contagious
Mar 25, 2006

Is malluscum contagiosum contagious, how does it spread, what are the effects and cures.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Can be. It is caused by a viral infection, which could be spread by direct contact. It is usually manifested in more advanced HIV infection because of immune system dysfunction. Treatment is usually by burning, freezing or applying antiviral medications to the lesions.



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