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How long to heal after squeezing

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 26, 2011
  • 06:16 PM

I've had Molluscum for going on 8 months. I didn't realize the first few months that it was anything and thought it was pimples or irritation from shaving. I finally went on line and was shocked that I had something. I tried tea tree oil, apple cidar vinegar and zymaderm, but wasn't seing any changes. It was insanely frustrating and I was seriously getting ready to lose my mind. I finally attacked these things myself a week and a half ago doing the squeezing method that is mentioned on this forum. I was so angry with these things at this point that I went into full on military mode with it... sterilized needles, alcohol, lots of guaze and bandaides, etc. My question is, is how long does it take to heal after the sqeezing or what has been your experience? I've been putting alcohol on them every day and they are almost completely flat now... there might be one or two that are little raised and I'm not sure if I need to re-squeeze those. Is there anything else I should be putting on them. Tea Tree oil seems to irritate them, but they still stand out and look like bumps down there even though they're not raised. Am I stuck waiting and waiting again until the marks go away or how long is the virus still in the skin if they are flat?

Grrrrrr... I can't explain how much I hate these things. They have truly put my life on hold yet I've tried my best to accept my situation but feel like I'm at the end of my rope.

If anyone that did the squeezing method could give me some aftercare advice and idea on how much longer I have, I would be very grateful and thanks to everyone for posting all their suggestions to begin with.

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  • Squeezing will only make it worst. If you wish that it should be removed without scars left then you should have let the PRO do it. It'll take time to heal, maybe 2-3 weeks..Don't put alcohol anymore unless it's bleeding, you can put on some shea butter to minimize the scar.
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