Symptoms of Molluscum contagiosum
Symptoms of Molluscum contagiosum: Introduction
Symptoms of molluscum contagiosum include the appearance of a rash that consists of small waxy, flesh colored, nodules on the skin. They eventually become white and may drain a white, waxy substance. The nodules can also become red, inflamed and may itch.
The rash can appear almost anywhere, including the hands, face, neck abdomen, trunk, and/or arms. If transmitted sexually, the rash is generally found on the abdomen, thighs, buttocks and genitals.
There generally are not serious complications associated with molluscum contagiosum. However, scratching can lead to secondary infection of the skin with bacteria or fungus. This is especially a risk for people with a weakened immune system, such those that have HIV/AIDS....more about Molluscum contagiosum »
Symptoms of Molluscum contagiosum
The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources
for Molluscum contagiosum includes the 3
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Molluscum contagiosum as a Cause of Symptoms or Medical Conditions
When considering symptoms of Molluscum contagiosum, it is also important to consider Molluscum contagiosum as a possible cause of other medical conditions.
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attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Molluscum contagiosum.
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may not be fully accurate,
and may not be the full list of Molluscum contagiosum signs or Molluscum contagiosum symptoms.
Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Molluscum contagiosum may vary on an individual basis for each patient.
Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they
are indeed Molluscum contagiosum symptoms.