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HIV Opportunistic Infections: Demodex mite Prevention

Demodex and HIV

  HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a kind of slow virus (lentivirus) with a long incubation time and often ends in fatal outcomes. HIV targets and destroys CD4 cells. Also known as T cells, CD4s are white blood cells that play an essential role in keeping you healthy by opposing infections. CD4’ss count is one […]

Demodex Mites May Cause Facial Hyperpigmentation: An Update on Demodex Manifestations

hyperpigmentation and demodex mites

Hyperpigmentation means the discolouration of patches of the skin compared to its surroundings. This typically harmless issue can appear locally or sporadically in various skin parts, including the face.  Different reasons can lead to hyperpigmentation, including UV light, inflammation, hormonal imbalance, and particular medicines. Besides these reasons, scientists recently have discovered that Demodex mites can […]

Coconut Oil for Skin Whitening, Does It Work?

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Plant oils have been around for centuries. Their integration into food, cosmetics, and therapeutic compounds is not something just newly emerging. However, after widespread usage of chemical drugs, these beneficial oils were left behind for decades.  Fortunately, in recent years, they have come back to the scene and are now in various industries’ products, from […]

Ocular Rosacea: Causes, Symptoms, and Relief

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Ocular rosacea is often mistaken for other eye-related concerns such as blepharitis, dry eye, or meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). About 20% of people with rosacea show ocular symptoms before developing any skin symptoms, which often causes this type of rosacea to be overlooked or misdiagnosed.  This article helps you understand the symptoms and take the […]

Demodex Test: How to Diagnose Demodex Mite Infection

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If you wonder if you have a Demodex infection or are looking for a straightforward explanation of how the Demodex mite test works, this article is probably what you are looking for. After a brief introduction about Demodex mites and their complications, this article fully explains the methods to diagnose this parasite. Demodex Mites and […]