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Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment in Delhi

Molluscum is a common viral infection that is mostly seen in children (1 to 12 years old). This mild skin condition is also observed in adults who have a weakened immune system or have acquired the virus due to disrupted skin barrier or may be acquired sexually.One of the members of the poxvirus family named Molluscum contagiosum virus that resides only in the epidermis of the skin results in this benign skin condition (Molluscum).

The good news is that treatment for molluscum contagiosum in Delhi is available at an affordable cost. 

 

How to identify Molluscum?
The molluscum is characterized by skin lesions that appear as waxy raised bumps (initially dome-shaped with a white core and dimple in the center). These can be skin or pink-colored in size ranging from 2 to 5 millimeters, says the best skin specialist in Delhi. The common infection site includes armpits, neck, thighs, buttocks, genitals, face, abdomen, and sides of the chest. But it can occur anywhere on the skin except soles and the palms. It can make the skin itchy sometimes and red but is not associated with pain. This widespread skin condition can last for several months or years in an individual.

 

What are the causes or modes of transmission of Molluscum?
There are many causes or modes of transmission of molluscum contagiosum. It is a highly contagious virus. Any person who comes in contact (directly or indirectly) with an infected person will also suffer from the same skin condition. 

  • Direct modes of transmission can be through physical contact or sexual intercourse. 
  • Indirect transmission occurs when the healthy person makes use of the personal things (such as towels, bedsheets, garments, toys, utensils, sofa, etc.) of an infected individual. 

The scratching or rubbing of the bumps can also lead to the spread of infection. So, the skin specialists in Delhi recommend avoiding this. The virus can also be transmitted through warm and wet environments.

Dadu Medical Centre provides a novel and successful treatment for Molluscum in Delhi by the renowned skin specialist Dr. Nivedita Dadu. 

Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment in Delhi

What is the best Molluscum Treatment in Delhi?

The dermatologist first confirms this disease by clinical examination. 

In most cases, it is said that no treatment is required as Molluscum can resolve on its own. But it usually takes months to go away, and the patient remains distressed when it becomes itchy. To get the best molluscum contagiosum removal treatment in Delhi, one can visit Dadu Medical Centre. The skin specialist doctors in Delhi can eliminate the skin lesions overnight by

1. Scraping the affected skin tissues (curettage) followed by chemical cauterization. 

2. Prescribing the patient with topical medications (ointments or creams) as that given for warts to reduce the symptoms. This induces peeling of the top layers of the skin and removes the molluscum.

3. Laser therapy is used to destroy each bump. It is an advanced molluscum contagiosum removal treatment in Delhi. 

4. Oral therapy for progressive removal of skin lesions.

5. Boosting the immune system of immune-compromised individuals. 

How to prevent Molluscum Contagiosum?

Following are the tips to prevent molluscum contagiosum

  • Restrain from pricking or scratching of papules.
  • Eczema or itchy rashes can be treated with topical steroids such as hydrocortisone’s short course.
  • The patient should not share towels, bathrobes, etc., or have any physical contact with a healthy individual. If the person is indulged in contact sports, the bumps should be covered to avoid skin-to-skin contact.
  • The affected region should not be shaved, and the infected person should not have sexual contact if the genital areas have Molluscum.
  • Good hygiene should be maintained by both the patient and the person who stays in contact.
  • Personal items of the infected individual such as hairbrushes, soaps, clothing should not be used by others.
  • The public spaces where there is a risk of spread of infection should not be used by the person having Molluscum. These include gyms, saunas, swimming pools, and locker rooms.
  • Always practice effective hand washing with warm water and soap.
  • Avoid using shared sports gear that may have come in direct contact with other people's bare skin.
  • Avoid picking or touching skin areas where the bumps exist.

Visit Dadu Medical Centre, the best molluscum contagiosum treatment clinic in Delhi and meet Dr. Nivedita Dadu, the best molluscum contagiosum infection doctor in Delhi NCR.

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