What is Cantharone (Cantharidin) used for?
Candharone is applied as a blistering solution to address medical conditions such as skin lesions, common warts and mollusca. The application of Cantharidin on the skin does not hurt. Once the Cantharone has been applied, a Band-Aid or piece of clear tape should be applied. To completely remove the Cantharone, peel off the covering after 4 hours and wash with soap and water. Infections caused by molluscum contagiosum are usually caused by poxviruses. There are hundreds of thousands of these lesions around the world, but they are most commonly found on the face, neck, armpits, arms, and hands. Infected people transmit the disease through towels, clothes, and other items they use. In addition, molluscum contagiosum can be spread by sexual contact. The likelihood of contracting the disease is greater in people with weak immune systems, such as those suffering from cancer or AIDS. It affects warts on the bottom and they should be removed.
Cantharone (Cantharidin) Information
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