with a magnifying glass) and you see that some of the lesions are pink, a little shiny, or have a dimpled center, that's for
sure what it is.
MC is primarily an infection of young children
, who get lesions mostly of the face, transmitted by contact with other kids' saliva, e.g. in day care. People who don't happen to have MC in childhood sometimes get it as adults, typically in the genital area, lower abdomen, etc.