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Molluscum contagiosum is a viral skin infection that causes small skin coloured bumps. It can be spread through skin-to-skin contact, touching objects that have the virus on them, or through sexual contact. Molloscum contagiosum is common among children under 10 years old and older adults. For more information, see HealthLinkBC File #08i Molluscum Contagiosum, or visit BC Centre for Disease Control - Molluscum Contagiosum.