Molluscum is a condition caused by a virus in the same family as the pox virus. It is contagious and can be spread through direct contact, but because adults tend to develop an immunity to the virus over time, it is far more prevalent in children. It is contagious not only from person to person but can also spread on an individual due to scratching and rubbing. Left untreated, molluscum can cover large parts of the body. Scratching may cause scars that last a lifetime, as well.
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Your Premier destination for all your skin care needs. Dr. Burnett, a dermatologist in Wellesley, is a sought-after expert in the field of medical, pediatric, and cosmetic dermatology and has practiced in the greater Boston area for more than 15 years. At Premier Dermatology we offer the latest, most innovative, and proven treatments in cosmetic dermatology and skincare. We are committed to supporting all your skincare goals to achieve heatlhy, beautiful, and natural results. Dr. Burnett lives in Weston, MA with her husband and two teenage daughters. Dr. Burnett also enjoys traveling with her family.