About The Immune System

A Quick Introduction To The Immune System Immune System The immune system is the incredible defense mechanism within your body. It works in ways to prevent and protect against disease and infections caused by exterior components that want to and sometimes do invade your body. These components are known as toxins, bacteria, parasites, microbes and […]

Is Molluscum Contagious?

Molluscum Contagiosum Virus – Is it Contagious?

The answer to this question is a definite yes just as its name suggests.

It is highly contagious and can be passed on easily, usually from another infected person, who may or may not show symptoms.

Another word you may come across in your research is communicable.

Thankfully, most humans have a resistance to the virus and do not develop molluscum contagiosum virus even if they have come into contact with it…

Molluscum Contagiosum

What Is Molluscum Contagiosum?

Molluscum …now that is one unusual word.

Same thing with contagiosum.

Put them together and they don’t exactly trip off the tongue, do they?

Molluscum contagiosum ( mo-LUS-kum-kun-tay-jee-OH-sum) sounds strange and maybe downright terrifying…but you are now struggling to find out all you can about this medical condition if you, your child or a loved one has been diagnosed, or you have suspicions about what those strange body bumps really are and you are doing your homework.