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What are the symptoms of Demodex folliculorum?

In some cases, Demodex folliculorum can cause symptoms such as itchy eyelids or eyelashes that are marred together. However, for the most part the mites are harmless. People may experience irritation in the pores around their eyelashes, which can lead to infection.

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