skip to main content
Our Response To
COVID-19
We are proud to announce that our locations are now offering teledermatology at this time to help assist you from the comfort of your own home. If you are experiencing a fever, shortness of breath or have come into contact with a COVID-19 patient who has tested positive we request that you schedule a teledermatology visit or reschedule your appointment. Please visit your local clinic to confirm hours of operation.
close

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the skin that is mostly seen in children. The virus isn’t particularly harmful, though it can cause irritation. It is easily spread through skin to skin contact, and is highly contagious.

What are the symptoms of Molluscum Contagiosum?

The most prevalent symptom of molluscum contagiosum are small pearly or flesh-colored bumps. The bumps are painless and usually no larger than the size of a pencil eraser.

Owing to its highly contagious nature, molluscum contagiosum can be contracted by anyone. Skin-to-skin contact such as sexual contact or touching of the skin can help spread the virus. You can also be infected by touching an object that has been contacted by a person with molluscum contagiosum.

What are the treatment options for Molluscum Contagiosum?

There are several treatment options to treat this virus. A Forefront dermatologist can recommend freezing the bumps through cryotherapy, or simply scraping off the bumps (curettage). A chemical can also be applied to the bumps to help eliminate them.

If you are interested in molluscum contagiosum treatment, the skin experts at Forefront Dermatology can develop a treatment plan that is safe, effective and personalized for your health needs and the condition of your skin.

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the skin that is mostly seen in children. The virus isn’t particularly harmful, though it can cause irritation. It is easily spread through skin to skin contact, and is highly contagious.

Get Molluscum Contagiosum treatment at Ann Arbor, Michigan

This Forefront Dermatology clinic, is led by board-certified dermatologists, Dr. Albert Cattell, Dr. David Grekin, Dr. Christian Wichterman and Dr. Sonam Rama, offering Molluscum Contagiosum treatment to the residents of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Call (734) 996-8757 or fill out the consult form to request your appointment today.

Have questions about Molluscum Contagiosum? Contact us for a consult.

Download our Molluscum Contagiosum Brochure