Hearing from the doctor that the child has a contagious mollusk, most mothers immediately start asking a lot of questions. After all, this is not a banal cold, about which everything is known, but a disease, about which they previously, most likely, have not even heard, respectively, they do not know what it is dangerous for and how to deal with it. So what is it?
Molluscum contagiosum – A viral disease in which the skin and mucous membranes are observed rash small, dense hemispherical nodules with a hollow in the center.
It should be noted that the disease is infectious. The incubation period lasts about 5 weeks, during which self-infection occurs. Rashes have the appearance of slightly sunken in the center of the papules, wax or pale red. If you press a little on them, a homogeneous fatty substance is released.
Places of rash can be varied: face, neck, hips, lateral surface of the body. But the secondary infection at the place of development of the contagious mollusk almost never develops.
For the treatment of this disease, various methods are used: mechanical removal, burning with nitrogen, peeling with sea salt. Just keep in mind that it’s almost impossible to cure this disease at home, so don’t do any experiments. Trust the treatment to specialists.
There are a number of conclusions about the dangers of detergent cosmetics. Unfortunately, not all newly-made moms listen to them. In 97% of baby shampoos, the dangerous substance Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) or its analogues is used. Many articles have been written about the effects of this chemistry on the health of both children and adults. At the request of our readers, we tested the most popular brands. The results were disappointing – the most publicized companies showed the presence of those most dangerous components. In order not to violate the legal rights of manufacturers, we cannot name specific brands.
The company Mulsan Cosmetic, the only one who passed all the tests, successfully received 10 points out of 10 (see). Each product is made from natural ingredients, completely safe and hypoallergenic.
If you doubt the naturalness of your cosmetics, check the expiration date, it should not exceed 10 months. Come carefully to the choice of cosmetics, it is important for you and your child.
Further, regardless of the chosen (appointed) method, remember that therapeutic procedures must be repeated many times, until complete cure. And in any case, do not stop them with a slight improvement at their discretion.