Molluscum is a virus. This virus is part of the poxvirus
family. Infection with the Molluscum Contagiosum Virus (MCV)
results in small, flesh colored bumps that occur on the
skin. The virus is spread by direct contact and usually
occurs from person to person.
Individuals may present with anywhere from a single
molluscum bump to hundreds of individual bumps. The bumps
may occur anywhere on the skin including the face, torso, arms,
legs and groin area.
There are several molluscum treatments and we suggest you
visit the other sections of our website for additional
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