Pop quiz. What could it mean if you have a bump that:
- is the size of a pimple,
- has a dimple in the middle,
- and can spread quickly, including to other people?
It could mean that … drum roll, please … you have …
… molluscum contagiosum.
Say that three times fast. This skin disorder isn’t harmful, but it’s highly contagious–and, of course, you need to see your health-care provider to make sure that’s what you have. Learn more, and be prepared if one of these little suckers shows up on your body–or your kid’s. Here’s this week’s featured article: “What Is Molluscum Contagiosum?”
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Leigh Ann Otte is the managing editor of MyFamilyDoctorMag.com and a freelance writer.
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