Molluscum Contagiosum Virus And Swimming Pools

Should anyone with molluscum contagiosum go swimming in pools?  Parents, patients, teachers and coaches very often ask if the molluscum contagiosum virus can be spread in swimming pools. The picture is not entirely clear.  While some studies failed to find any association between swimming pool use and transmission of the virus, other studies did find […]

Molluscum Contagiosum Treatments In Your Workplace

Molluscum Contagiosum Treatments Molluscum Contagiosum Virus – Molluscum Contagiosum Treatments Should you be able to work if  you have molluscum contagiosum? If you are an employee who comes in physical contact with clients regularly (e.g. health care provider, beautician, hairdresser, massage therapist, day care provider) and have been diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum treatments, no special […]

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Molluscum Contagiosum as an STD

Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment Molluscum Contagiosum As A Sexually Transmitted Disease? What Is It? Molluscum Contagiosum is a common, viral, human skin infection caused by a DNA poxvirus, and is not associated with Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV) which cause genital warts. In teenagers and adults molluscum contagiosum is frequently, but not always, transferred though intimate sexual contact […]

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Impact On Quality Of Life

According to a recent survey on health care provision to patients with molluscum contagiosum, one of the most common pieces of advice given by health care providers was : “Don’t be concerned. This will go away”. According to the World Heath Organisation, the definition of quality of life  is : “the individuals’ perception of their position […]