Molluscum Contagiosum Diagnosis
In almost all cases, in order to make an accurate molluscum contagiosum diagnosis, you will need to contact a physician. A pediatrician or dermatologist is your best bet. You see, molluscum contagiosum is a fairly rare disease entity. As most of you know by now, if you tell a relative or friend that your child has molluscum contagiosum their typical response is – what is that?
Even in the world of physicians who are not pediatricians or dermatologists, a proper molluscum contagiosum diagnosis would be hard for them to make since they rarely see the disease.
So for children, and early teens a pediatrician is probably going to be your best option for making a proper molluscum contagiosum diagnosis. Adults who go to their primary doctor will most likely be referred to a dermatologist. The dermatologist will be able to give you a proper molluscum contagiosum diagnosis. In addition, they will also be able to discuss treatment options.