Our face, chest and genitals are infested with uttractive mites! The fat mite (Demodex folliculorum) is one of two mites of the Demodex family that parasitize humans. We carry the eight-legged creature in our hair follicles, eyebrows, eyelashes, pubic hair or earwax. According to experts, it is he who can be behind the exacerbation of acne and an unpleasant disease called rosacea!
They were first discovered in dogs that caused serious skin diseases. In 1842, Frenchman Berger discovered Demodex folliculorum in human earwax. “They live in follicles, i.e. places in the skin from which hairs or hairs grow. Most often they appear near the eyelashes and on the face. explained dermatologist Alexandra Frichova from the Krásy Phyris clinic.
The chance of infection increases with age
And almost everyone has them! “It is reported that from 20 to 100% of the world’s population is infected. Its pathogenicity, i.e. ability to cause disease