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Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment Singapore | Shim Clinic


Molluscum Contagiosum Treatment Singapore. Molluscum treatment clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

It is usually treated by liquid nitrogen cryosurgery

 

 


 

TREATMENT

Recommended Treatment

  • Deroof the lesion with a sharp currette, a comedone extractor or a needle
  • Destroy the remaining lesion with liquid nitrogen, trichloroacetic acid application or electrocautery [IV, C]
  • More than one treatment session may be required

Others

Imiquimod has been used in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum, both on genital and nongenital sites. Presently, this is still considered an ‘off-label’ indication [Ib, A].

 

 



Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection before exposure
STD vaccine:
Hepatitis vaccine
HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection after exposure
STD testing *
Screening test
– to look for asymptomatic infections
– from previous exposures
Emergency contraception
with the
morning-after pill
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA Test
1 month HIV 4th Generation Test
SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
3 months HIV 3rd Generation Test
OraQuick® HIV-1/2 Antibody
– Oral fluid or
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
STD testing *
– Full & comprehensive
diagnostic test
– to look for current infections
Watch for HIV Symptoms STD Symptoms
If infected HIV Treatment STD Treatment Abortion

* Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
* Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.