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Dr. P. Jyoti, Consultant MD
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Is molluscum contagiosom HIV? Yes I have seen a doctor and

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Is molluscum contagiosom HIV?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I have seen a doctor and was diagnosed with it because I have it on my leg and near genital area
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: only visual symptoms
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: connect me
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 15 days ago.
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 15 days ago.

No, molluscum contagiosum is a completely different virus, no connection with HIV. It is a mild disease which is self resolving.

Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 15 days ago.

Hope this resolves your query. If you need more help, just write back here so l can continue to assist. Stay safe!

Dr. P. Jyoti

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Even when this virus is around the genital area? It is not considered to be a form of HIV?
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 15 days ago.

No, even then it is not HIV