How can molluscum contagiosum be prevented?
To help prevent molluscum contagiosum, follow these tips:
- Avoid direct contact with anyone you think may have the condition.
- Treat eczema in children since it can raise their risk of getting molluscum contagiosum
- Avoid sex, or have a monogamous sexual relationship with an uninfected person. Male and female condoms don't offer full protection.
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