Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Molluscum Contagiosum Transmission

Facts about molluscum contagiosum:

  • Molluscum contagiosum is spread by direct contact with the rash of an infected person.

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Molluscum Contagiosum References
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