MC can affect any area
of the skin but is most common on
the body, arms, and legs. It is spread through direct contact or shared items such as clothing or towels.
In adults, molluscum infections are often sexually transmitted and usually affect the genitals, lower abdomen, buttocks, and inner thighs. In rare cases, infections are also found on the lips, mouth, and eyelids.
The virus can spread through contact with contaminated objects, such as towels, clothing, or toys.