Of the disease pathogen is soft wart virus, is a pox-like viruses. There are two transmission channels: one directly transmitted via a contaminated patient public baths, swimming pools, hotels, restaurants, kindergartens, public towels, bath equipment and so on. Another part of the patient is sexually transmitted, can be found in both spouses, sexual partners, they are simultaneously or successively disease, so these people, is an attribute disease. Therefore, the West of the disease in some countries the scope to include sexually transmitted diseases. But for children and the route of sexual contact is not a disease for people who can not be regarded as sexually transmitted diseases. However, infected with the molluscum contagiosum Either way, the performance of rash is basically the same.
Molluscum contagiosum of the incubation period is 14 ~ 50 days. When early lesions of domed papules big corn, and gradually increased to mung bean, pea large surface of wax-like gloss, or white, the central depression, such as umbilical fossa, soft texture gradient from the tough, top Tiaopo small particles after extrusion like the white cheese-like substance, called molluscum body. Molluscum contagiosum can occur in any part of the body, children and non-sexual contact with infected adults with neck, back, face, limbs, buttocks more common through sexual transmission are occur in the genital area, pubis, inner thighs, homosexuality are better made in the perianal. The number of soft warts varies from 3 to 5, as many as dozens of scattered and not integrated, micro-itch, through the scratch can be self-seeding, that is, along the scratch at and around the produce more new soft warts. Chronic course of the disease, the short is 2 ~ 3 months or as long as 2 to 3 years, 6 to 9 months can be self-limiting, but in lower immune function, or the use of immunosuppressive drugs and corticosteroids, the rash may be generalized.
Molluscum contagiosum with local therapy. The easiest way is to disinfect after its Tiaopo, extrusion, or single out the soft white lesions of the central body warts, or clamp the grip of its wart removal, and then coated 2% tincture of iodine, and a little pressure bleeding. Removal of electrocautery can also be used. More than the number of batches should increase with anti-viral therapy or oral or injected drugs, Waicha acyclovir ointment, interferon, warts, Bristol, also have a certain effect. Recently, the British magazine, introduced with 10% potassium hydroxide solution of smear soft warts, 32 cases of pediatric patients 30 days after the soft drugs in the paint on warts subsided that this is a safe, effective, inexpensive and non-invasive alternative therapies . If the patient with low immunity or generalized rash, need to promote the use of drugs to enhance immune function.
Chinese medicine treatment of molluscum contagiosum with Pinggan detoxification mainly used to warts Tang (Rehmannia, Radix Paeoniae Alba, Shouwu, raw plantago-jen, Banlangen, Daqingye, safflower, peach kernel, etc. Jianfu) addition and subtraction, with the words Banlangen, Daqingye, wild chrysanthemum, white moss and other appropriate Jianshui outer skin wash.
Good hygiene, diligence and clipping the nails to avoid scratching the skin, not shared with the patient clothing, for the prevention of the disease have a certain role.