Molluscum Patches

Molluscum contagiosum the bane of parents

Molluscum contagiosum is common in children and notoriously hard to treat once it sets in. The lesions caused by the virus can last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years, depending on the sufferer’s immune system. Molluscum contagiosum is also incredibly contagious, meaning one lesion can easily become a dozen if you’re not careful.

Avoiding molluscum contagiosum isn’t easy. Symptoms can show up in as little as a week after exposure but typically take about 2-3 months in most cases. This means by the time a child presents with symptoms, the source of the infection can’t be traced or mitigated for others. It’s common for molluscum contagiosum to spread quickly through schools and daycares.

When it comes to your children, even the most benign virus can cause distress and suffering. This is why we’ve developed our molluscum contagiosum patches to help parents alleviate the symptoms and mitigate the transmission of molluscum contagiosum in their children.

Why treat molluscum contagiosum?

While molluscum contagiosum typically resolves on its own some sufferers can experience complications, such as:

  • Impetigo – a skin infection that may develop when a sufferer scratches at the lesions.
  • Conjunctivitis – an eye infection that can occur if lesions spread to the eyelids of the sufferer.
  • Disseminated secondary eczema – a condition that can develop if the sufferer’s immune system overreacts to the virus.
  • Scarring – molluscum contagiosum lesions can cause sudden scarring with a pitted appearance. Molluscum scars treatment can help with this issue.
  • It’s contagious – molluscum contagiosum is highly contagious and can spread to other areas of the sufferer’s skin AND to other people.

Widespread molluscum contagiosum can also cause self-esteem issues and result in the sufferer facing social stigma, particularly if the virus is widespread or the lesions are readily apparent.

Molluscum contagiosum occurs commonly in children and can result in their peers isolating them or putting them down. In such cases, treatment of molluscum contagiosum can help kids regain their self-esteem and avoid social problems.

Molluscum Away™ products are formulated with specialized micro-darts that ensure these active ingredients penetrate the molluscum contagiosum lesions and work at breaking down the virus at the source.

The use of our molluscum contagiosum patches will yield results in as little as 7 days, however stubborn lesions can take a few weeks to resolve. Each patch is half an inch in diameter making them ideal for use on larger molluscum contagiosum lesions or clusters of smaller bumps.

Treatment with our patches can also help reduce or mitigate molluscum contagiosum scars.