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Causes of Molluscum contagiosum

Primary Cause of Molluscum contagiosum

The primary cause of Molluscum contagiosum is the result:

  • of transmission of an infectious agent by another person by one or more of the following: saliva, air, cough, fecal-oral route, surfaces, blood, needles, blood transfusions, sexual contact, mother to fetus, etc.

Molluscum contagiosum Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Molluscum contagiosum:

Molluscum contagiosum: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Molluscum contagiosum, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Molluscum contagiosum:

Molluscum contagiosum: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Molluscum contagiosum: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Molluscum contagiosum as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Molluscum contagiosum as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Molluscum contagiosum. Our database lists the following as having Molluscum contagiosum as a complication of that condition:

Molluscum contagiosum as a symptom:

Conditions listing Molluscum contagiosum as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Molluscum contagiosum. Our database lists the following as having Molluscum contagiosum as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Molluscum contagiosum:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Molluscum contagiosum may be found in:

 

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