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Can molluscum get through the blood brain barrier in sepsis

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can molluscum get through the blood brain barrier in sepsis to produce encephalitis
JA: What are all your symptoms? Have you talked to a doctor about encephalitis?
Customer: just been treated for encephalitis in hospital for 5 weeks( after severe sepsis in june) with unknown cause for the encephalitis...but have had molluscum for few years
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about encephalitis?
Customer: not asked this question but have been treated in hospital
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

No it does not cross blood brain barrier.

You can have herpes encephalitis which is very common viral encephalitis.
Best wishes,
Please reply back if you need any further clarification.
It was my pleasure to help you today.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
herpes is the most common I was looking to find the uncommon

West nile virus is uncommon

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
thank you very much for your time but I really need to find out if molluscum can cause encephalitis

Not reported at least.

Molluscum is caused by pox virus which belongs to same class of virus like small pox.

Small pox virus causes encephalitis but this has been eliminated from the world.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
amazing reply...thank you for getting back to me...wasn't expecting you to...thank you very much