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Can Demodex folliculorum be prevented?

There is no known way to prevent Demodex folliculorum. The mites live naturally on your skin and feed on oils around your hair follicles. Cleaning the face regularly with a gentle soap can help manage the mites and prevent any irritation or infection.

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