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Does Wart Remover work on molluscum contagiosum?
Last Updated: 20th March, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, what is the fastest way to get rid of molluscum contagiosum?
removing the contagious center by squeezing the bumps with a scalpel or tweezers. removing growths by freezing them or scraping them off with a sharp instrument. applying a chemical agent or cream, such as salicylic acid, tretinoin, cantharidin, or other wart medicine.
One may also ask, can you use freeze away on molluscum contagiosum? Treatment of molluscum contagiosum Treatment is available, although molluscum contagiosum will eventually clear up by itself if left untreated. The lesions are usually treated with liquid nitrogen, which freezes them. However, it may take a couple of weeks for the lumps to disappear after freezing with liquid nitrogen.
Additionally, is molluscum contagiosum a wart?
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection that causes a mild skin rash. The rash looks like one or more small growths or wart-like bumps (called mollusca) that are usually pink, white, or skin-colored. The bumps are usually smooth and shiny or pearly-looking, and may have an indented center.
Does tea tree oil kill molluscum contagiosum?
Tea tree oil has antiseptic properties, and it can soothe itchy and inflamed skin. A 2012 study of children with molluscum contagiosum reported that the majority of those who used a combination of tea tree oil and iodine saw a reduction of more than 90 percent in the number of skin lesions.