Category Archives: Demodex Hair Mites

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 […]

Eyelash Extension Mites: Guide to Hygiene Practice to Avoid Them

eyelash extension mites

A personal hygiene routine is necessary, both for retaining your fancy lashes for a long time and protecting your eyes from Demodex mites, frequently referred to as eyelash extension mites. On top of that, sanitizing eyelash extensions is a delicate process, and if you are not cautious enough, you may lose them.  Eyelash extensions make […]

PCOS and Demodex Acne: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Lets Demodex Grow on Your Face

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is among the most frequent endocrine dysfunctions in women of childbearing age and can lead to various issues, including severe acne. What has been neglected in addressing PCOS-related acne is the role that Demodex mites perform in intensifying it and developing refractory Demodex acne. Simply put, Demodex can grow in the […]

Difference Between Acne and Pimples, and the Role of Demodex Mites in Both of Them

acne and pimple

Although pimples and acne are two separate terms, sometimes people use them interchangeably. Acne is a blanket term that applies to many skin lesions such as whiteheads, blackheads, papules and pustules, cysts, and nodules. However, people usually call pustules acne. Still, even if you consider any tender lumps on the skin to be pimples, acne […]