Can You Get Molluscum From Toilet?

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Definition

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes raised, pearl-like papules or nodules on the skin.


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus that is a member of the poxvirus family. You can get the infection in a number of different ways.

This is a common infection in children and occurs when a child comes into direct contact with a lesion. It is frequently seen on the face, neck, armpit, arms, and hands but may occur anywhere...

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