Adults and teens are more often infected by molluscum through sexual contact and tend to have genital lesions. Children from age 1–5 are most commonly affected with lesions appearing on the face, neck, arms, armpits, and hands (but usually not the palms). Patients with eczema may be more severely affected by molluscum. Apr 05, 2018 · Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection caused by the virus Molluscum contagiosum. It produces benign raised bumps, or lesions, on the upper layers of your skin. The small bumps are usually Author: Anna Giorgi.
Dec 02, 2016 · Who gets molluscum contagiosum? Molluscum contagiosum can affect anyone of any age. It is most common in children and mostly happens in children aged 1-4 years. However, it can also (much less commonly) affect adults. People whose immune systems are not working as well as usual are more likely to get it.Author: Dr Mary Harding.