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Molluscum Contagiosum

 Molluscum Contagiosum is a relatively common viral. Infection of the skin that results in round, firm, painless bumps ranging in size from a pinhead to a pencil eraser. if the bumps are injured the infection can spread to the surrounding skin .though most common in children. molluscum contagiosum can affect adults as well - particularly those with weakened immune systems. in adults with otherwise normal immune systems, molluscum contagiosum involving the genitals is considered a sexually transmitted infection.  molluscum contagiosum spreads through direct person to person contact and through contact with contaminated objects. The bumps associated with molluscum contagiosum usually disappear within year without treatment. causes  the viral that causes molluscum contagiosum spreads easily through. direct skin to skin contact.  contact with contaminated objects such as toys towels and faucet handles.  sexual contact with an affected partner. scratching or rubbing the bumps spreads the vi