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Demodex control with antibiotics: why and how?

Wikipedia says: Demodex folliculorum is a microscopic mite that can only survive on the skin of people. Most people have D. folliculorum on their skin. Usually, the mites do not cause any harm, ...
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What are the health consequences, when mites that live on everyone enter your body?

I was distraught to learn today that "mites are living on everyone": Demodex folliculorum, Demodex brevis. What happens if they enter your body, or you ingest them unwittingly? Herbert P. Goodheart, ...
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How can we prevent inhaling or ingesting mites that live on everyone?

I was distraught to learn today that "mites are living on everyone": Demodex folliculorum, Demodex brevis. What can I do, and not do, to prevent them from entering my body? Am I correct that any ...