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  Molluscum Contagiosum (pox virus) [Maladies de la peau]
Le molluscum est une infection bénigne et contagieuse de la peau, elle a tendance à guérir spontanément en l'absence de traitement.
Les molluscum peuvent s'enflammer et devenir rouges, ce qui annonce souvent leur disparition prochaine.
Les molluscum peuvent toucher l'adolescent et l'adulte chez qui ils sont volontiers transmis par voie sexuelle, en particulier lorsqu'ils sont localisés sur les régions génitales.
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 Molluscum Contagiosum - Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Molluscum contagiosum may be caused by a virus of the family Poxviridae and it may be characterized by the appearance of small, pearly, umbilicated papular epithelial lesions containing many inclusion bodies.
Molluscum contagiosum is a chronic infection and lesions may persist from a few months to a few years.
Molluscum lesions may go away on their own in six to nine months, but treatment is recommended to prevent auto-inoculation and to avoid infecting other people.
www.health-care-tips.org /diseases/molluscum-contagiosum.htm   (492 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes.
Molluscum contagiosum presents as clusters of small round bumps (papules) especially in the warm moist places such as the armpit, groin or behind the knees.
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral disease of the skin that causes small pink or skin-colored bumps on your child's skin.
www.health-beauty-tips.com /skin-disorders/molluscum-contagiosum.htm   (328 words)

  
  AllRefer Health - Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes raised, pearl-like papules or nodules on the skin.
Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus that is a member of the Poxvirus family.
Molluscum contagiosum is a chronic infection and lesions may persist from a few months to a few years.
health.allrefer.com /health/molluscum-contagiosum-info.html   (528 words)

  
  Molluscum contagiosum - Evanston Northwestern Healthcare   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes raised, pearl-like papules or nodules on the skin.
Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus that is a member of the poxvirus family.
Molluscum contagiosum is a chronic infection and lesions may persist from a few months to a few years.
www.enh.org /healthandwellness/encyclopedia/ency/article/000826.aspx   (697 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum: Essential facts
Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV).
Molluscum contagiosum appears as smooth, round, pearly lumps with a central core.
The most common complication of molluscum contagiosum is bacterial infection, which may cause the lumps to become red and sore.
www.stdservices.on.net /std/molluscum/facts.htm   (343 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum - WrongDiagnosis.com
Molluscum contagiosum (MC) is a viral infection of the skin or occasionally of the mucous membranes.
In adults, molluscum infections are often sexually transmitted and usually affects the genitals, lower abdomen, buttocks, and inner thighs.
The prognosis of Molluscum contagiosum may include the duration of Molluscum contagiosum, chances of complications of Molluscum contagiosum, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Molluscum contagiosum, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Molluscum contagiosum.
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 MOLLUSCUM CONTAGIOSUM
Molluscum contagiosum occurs worldwide, but is much more frequent in certain areas like Zaire and Papua New Guinea.
The typical molluscum contagiosum lesion consists of a localized mass of hypertrophied epidermis, which extends down into the dermis without injury to the basement membrane.
There is no specific treatment for molluscum contagiosum, but the lesion core can be removed surgically and the lesion can be treated by cryotherapy.
www.stanford.edu /group/virus/pox/2000/molluscum_contagiosum.html   (469 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a disease caused by a poxvirus of the Molluscipox virus genus that produces a benign self-limited papular eruption of multiple umbilicated cutaneous tumors.
Fomites have been suggested as another source of infection, with molluscum contagiosum reportedly acquired from bath towels, tattoo instruments, and in beauty parlors and Turkish baths.[10] The average incubation time is between 2 and 7 weeks with a range extending out to 6 months.
Observations on the antibody responses in molluscum contagiosum.
dermatology.cdlib.org /92/reviews/molluscum/diven.html   (2376 words)

  
 Zymaderm - Natural Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment :: Research of Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a common childhood illness with an estimated prevalence of 1/200 in the 1-10 y/o age group, and is epidemic as a sexually transmitted disease among sexually active adults..
All current treatment options for molluscum are invasive, requiring curettage, freezing, or burning.
31 children with molluscum contagiosum were enrolled in the study.
www.molluscum-contagiosum.net /research.html   (556 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Molluscum Contagiosum is a contagious skin condition characterized by groups or clusters of individual round, shiny bumps on the skin which resemble warts to many people.
Molluscum is caused by a virus and is spread by skin to skin and skin to mat to skin contact.
Molluscum spreads along the skin, once you are infected, by invading the lymph and blood vessels and spreading to the nearby skin.
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 STD - Molluscum Contagiosum is a mild chronic disease of the skin, similar to warts, caused by a poxvirus.
STD - Molluscum Contagiosum is a mild chronic disease of the skin, similar to warts, caused by a poxvirus.
Molluscum Contagiosum is a mild chronic disease of the skin, similar to warts, caused by a poxvirus (genus Molluscipoxvirus).
The molluscum may be itchy, and may become red and irritated from scratching the bumps.
www.stdsite.com /Molluscum   (283 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a relatively common viral infection of the skin that most often affects children.
In adults, molluscum contagiosum may be a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and is usually seen on the genitals, lower abdomen, inner upper thighs and buttocks.
Molluscum contagiosum results from an infection by the molluscum contagiosum virus — a member of the poxvirus family.
www.cnn.com /HEALTH/library/DS/00672.html   (654 words)

  
 Molluscum
Molluscum contagiosum is a benign viral infection of the skin causing small skin-colored bumps.
Molluscum is spread by direct contact with infected skin and can be spread to oneself and/or other people.
Molluscum is not limited to the genital area and this disease is not necessarily sexually transmitted, so direct contact with anybody who has it can lead to infection.
www.afraidtoask.com /STD/molluscum.html   (299 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a benign viral infection of the skin, caused by a double-stranded DNA virus of the Poxviridae family.
Molluscum lesions are white, pink, or flesh-colored; smooth-surfaced, firm, pearly, and spherical (dome-shaped) papules (2-5 mm) or nodules (6-10 mm), with umbilicated centers.
Molluscum contagiosum: the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.
www.aids-ed.org /aetc/aetc?page=cm-521_molluscum   (766 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum - Better Health Channel.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Molluscum contagiosum is caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV).
Molluscum contagiosum may cause a varied number of lumps - sometimes even 10 or 20 - although this number may be different under different circumstances.
Molluscum contagiosum is a mild, viral skin infection.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Molluscum_contagiosum?OpenDocument   (501 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral disease of the skin that causes small, pink or skin-colored bumps on the skin.
Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus called the poxvirus.
Molluscum contagiosum is usually diagnosed based on a medical history and physical examination.
www.healthsystem.virginia.edu /uvahealth/adult_derm/mollcont.cfm   (252 words)

  
 STD INFORMATION YOU NEED: Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection that is caused by a virus called the Poxvirus.
Molluscum contagiosum is contracted when you engage in skin-to-skin contact with an infected person.
The main symptom of molluscum contagiosum is the appearance of a red or flesh colored rash on certain areas of the body.
www.epigee.org /health/mc.html   (689 words)

  
 American Social Health Association - Learn about STDs/STIs
Molluscum contagiosum may be sexually transmitted by skin-to-skin contact (does not have to be mucous membranes) and/or lesions.
In people with HIV infection, molluscum contagiosum is often a progressive disease.
If you do get molluscum contagiosum, avoid touching the lesion and then touching another part of the body without washing your hands to prevent chance of autoinoculation.
www.ashastd.org /learn/learn_mc.cfm   (714 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum. DermNet NZ
Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection.
Molluscum contagiosum presents as clusters of small round bumps (papules) especially in the warm moist places such as the armpit, groin or behind the knees.
Molluscum contagiosum is a harmless virus but it may persist for months or occasionally for a couple of years.
dermnetnz.org /viral/molluscum-contagiosum.html   (337 words)

  
 Indiana University Health Center - Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum Contagiosum is a harmless, viral infection that causes a skin growth.
Treatment for Molluscum Contagiosum is not always necessary because many lesions will clear up on their own.
Molluscum Contagiosum may be more persistent and long lasting in people who have a weakened immune system.
www.indiana.edu /~health/hw/molluscum.shtml   (306 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Molluscum contagiosum lesions are flesh-colored, dome-shaped, and pearly in appearance.
Molluscum contagiosum is contagious until the bumps are gone—which, if untreated, may be up to 6 months or longer.
Pulsed dye laser therapy for molluscum contagiosum may be the treatment of choice for multiple lesions in a cooperative patient (Dermatologic Surgery, 1998).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Molluscum_contagiosum   (938 words)

  
 Frequently Asked Questions: for Everyone | CDC Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum is common enough that you should not be surprised if you see someone with it or if someone in your family becomes infected.
Molluscum contagiosum is not like herpes viruses, which can remain dormant (“sleeping”) in your body for long periods and then reappear.
Although both molluscum contagiosum virus and smallpox (variola) virus are from the same group of viruses (poxviruses), they have significantly different genetic make-up and are easily distinguished by your immune system.
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/dvrd/molluscum/faq/everyone.htm   (2723 words)

  
 Molluscum contagiosum - Forces of Nature, Guaranteed Treatments
Remember, although molluscum is transferred by skin-to-skin contact it is believed in this symbiotic theory that the majority of the infection lies in the waxy-white core and that waxy-like core hides the manifestation of the fungus that may be the cause of the molluscum.
There are efforts on-going to develop testing for the molluscum Contagiosum virus, according to Dr. Phillip Dwyer, but because the body’s immune system is not aware of the organism due to a period of latency (the virus is inactive or said to be hiding) the patient has no symptoms and is unaware.
Molluscum is not a systemic condition (affecting the entire body or a particular body system) but a localized one (confined or restricted to a particular location).
www.forces-of-nature.net /warts/molluscum_contagiosum.htm   (1900 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum - Molluscum Contagiosum Information, picture, treatment, causes,symptoms, cure of Molluscum ...
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes raised, pearl-like papules or nodules on the skin.Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the skin.Molluscum contagiosum eruptions are usually self-limited and without sequelae, although they can be more extensive in immunocompromised persons.
Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus that is a member of the poxvirus family.
In adults, molluscum is generally seen on the genitals as a sexually-transmitted disease.
www.cosmeticsdiary.com /molluscum-contagiosum.htm   (395 words)

  
 Molluscum Contagiosum
Molluscum Contagiosum is an infection caused by a virus.
Symptoms of Molluscum Contagiosum usually appear between 1 and 3 months after a person is infected with the virus.
If Molluscum Contagiosum is not treated, the virus may persist for several months or for as long as a few years and can be transmitted to others during this time.
www.mamashealth.com /skin/mollcont.asp   (283 words)

  
 MOLLUSCUM  CONTAGIOSUM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The primary difference between the appearance of mature Molluscum lesions and normal pimples is that Molluscum lesions do not have the characteristic domed whitehead look that a normal pimple has.
Molluscum Contagiosum has been called a type of wart, that induces a benign tumor formation.
It is an odd little hard bump about one or two sixteenths of an inch or so in diameter (2- to 5-mm) that appears on the skin of children and adults.
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 Molluscum Contagiosum-Topic Overview
Molluscum contagiosum is contagious until the bumps are gone-which, if untreated, may be up to 6 months or longer.
Molluscum contagiosum in a child's genital area is common, usually because the child infects the area through scratching.
In healthy people, treatment for molluscum contagiosum may not be necessary because individual bumps usually go away on their own in 2 to 4 months, although it may take longer.
www.webmd.com /skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/molluscum-contagiosum-topic-overview   (698 words)

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