Demodex infection

What is Demodex infection?

Demodex is a parasitic mite that live near the hair follicles. It can cause infections with itching.

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i have caught demodex from my dog would this affect my throat as it has been an underlying issue for 5 years i was being treated for eye infections...

doctor1 MD

What medications are you on? it is unlikely you will get it from your dog and your symptoms may be due to a flu. Thanks

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i emailed you yesterday about what i think is demodex on my face, eyelashes, etc. however, my question was do they ever come out on your face as...

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Demodex is not visible to the naked eye. Perhaps the black specs you notice are blackheads.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if...

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Hi, I am a male and 10 weeks ago i got diagnosed with Rosacea. I am experiencing most redness and burning. Up until 3 weeks ago, my nose was not...

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Thanks for writing in to Healthcare Magic!
The pattern of involvement is peculiar of male pattern rosacea when the involvement of nose...

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